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’s spring time and the Holiday season is long gone. So are all the canned good and non-perishable items that poured into food pantries as a result of local Thanksgiving and Christmas food drives. As I visit our many partnering agencies, I can see first-hand the dwindling supply of non-perishables. In fact, one of our Long Beach agencies had literally nothing on the shelves of their canned food supply closet when we recently visited them this month. The creation of our Adopt-A-Pantry Program allows individuals, organizations and/or other ministry groups to directly help a specific food … [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...]