Food Finders is a community-based food rescue organization that serves as a conduit for food, education, and awareness … Read More
Food Finders is a multiregional food bank and food rescue program headquartered in Signal Hill, CA. We pick up donated food from hundreds of local grocery stores, bakeries, restaurants and produce markets and distribute it directly to missions, shelters and social service agencies to feed the needy and impoverished.
Our volunteers and staff drivers pick up and deliver on a same-day basis. On average, Food Finders helps provide enough food for 12,391 meals a day, reducing the amount of food insecurity and food waste prevalent throughout Southern California.
It may be easy to quantify and celebrate what we do in pounds and in numbers, but Food Finders’ true success can really be found within our partner agencies. They are the ones on the front line, helping feed the hungry in our communities. Their clients may be homeless or they may be working poor. They may be people struggling with addiction or illness. They may be seniors living below the poverty-level. Or they may be children who need a place to go to after school. Whatever the face, the help is the same – providing food or a daily meal; a basic resource that most take for granted. So how … [Read More...]
Here’s a classic, cross-cultural recipe that was a staple in our Chicago home during the unbearably hot and humid summer days of my childhood. While it doesn’t get quite as hot or humid here in Southern California, there are days when this recipe will be just what you want to eat. Farmers’ Chop Suey, influenced by Jewish descendants of Eastern Europe who also famously love Chinese food, is a mixture of seasonal, raw vegetables in a sour, creamy dressing. Use whatever fresh, crunchy, and … [Read More...]