Feeding the 5000 LA

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 04/May/2017
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location
Pershing Square


Feeding the 5000 LA was awesome!

Feeding the 5000 LA was a massive success. We served up over 5,000 portions of delicious food that would have otherwise been wasted.

Check out coverage of the event in the Los Angeles Timesabc and LA Weekly.

12,800 lbs of produce rescued

5440 meals served in total

200+ food waste warriors

Read all about the event here and check out our Facebook photo album.

Our amazing partners

Hosted by Feedback with support from The Rockefeller Foundation. The meal was prepared by LA Kitchen using recovered produce sourced by Food Forward, and the event was produced and promoted with the help and collaboration of organisations fighting food waste and hunger across the city including LA Food Policy Council, Los Angeles Bureau of Sanitation, Los Angeles County Department of Public HealthFood Finders, Kiss the GroundWaste Not Want Not Now, Hunger Action Los Angeles, So Cal 350, Fallen Fruit, Tree People, St. Francis CenterL.A. CompostDowntown Women’s CenterDon’t Waste L.A., Alma Backyard FarmsSwipe Out Hunger LACouncil member Jose Huizar and Los Angeles Homeless Service Authority: LAHSA.