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News

October 15, 2017
Op-Ed: ExtraFood Founder Marv Zauderer From Inside Marin’s Evacuation Center

In today’s Marin Voice column in the Marin Independent-Journal, ExtraFood.org Founder Marv Zauderer shares his experience with fire victims from inside the Marin Center shelter here.

October 11, 2017
ExtraFood Aiding Fire Relief Effort in Marin: Here’s How You Can Help

As part of the extended disaster response team in Marin, ExtraFood was called on immediately to help. Here are things you can do to help us get more food to people in need.

September 05, 2017
Tracy Stempel Hogan Joins ExtraFood’s Board of Directors

​Tracy Stempel Hogan, longtime Marin resident, veteran of many nonprofit Boards, and highly accomplished fundraiser, has joined ExtraFood’s Board. More info here.

August 31, 2017
Marin Health & Human Services’ “Great Age” Newsletter Features ExtraFood

​The Marin County Department of Health and Human Services’ Newsletter of the Marin County Commission on Aging, Great Age, spotlights ExtraFood on page 6 here.

August 10, 2017
County of Marin’s Aging Action Initiative Features Interview with ExtraFood’s Marv Zauderer

​The County of Marin’s Aging Action Initiative interviews ExtraFood Founder Marv Zauderer here.

August 04, 2017
ExtraFood is hiring a Food Recovery Coordinator and Administrative Assistant!

​Make a difference every day! Check out the job descriptions for these part-time positions here.

July 31, 2017
Dominican University of California Features ExtraFood

ExtraFood Founder and Dominican alumnus Marv Zauderer is featured in Dominican’s profile here.

July 07, 2017
Marin County Supervisor Dennis Rodoni Features ExtraFood in District 4 Newsletter

​Marin County Supervisor Dennis Rodoni featured ExtraFood in his District 4 newsletter here.

June 09, 2017
Marinscope Newspapers Feature ExtraFood Founder Marv Zauderer

​The MarinScope Newspapers featured ExtraFood Founder Marv Zauderer’s story of founding ExtraFood here.

May 31, 2017
Watch: KPIX-TV Features ExtraFood’s Work with College of Marin

College of Marin’s “pop-up” food pantry, launched in partnership with ExtraFood, helps students who struggle to make ends meet. Watch KPIX-TV’s brief story here.

May 24, 2017
Marinscope Newspapers Spotlight ExtraFood’s Milestone: “1 Million Pounds is A Lot to Chew On”

​The Marinscope Newspapers spotlighted ExtraFood’s Volunteer Appreciation Event and milestone of 1 million pounds of food recovered in 3.5 years here.

May 22, 2017
ExtraFood Receives Commendation from Marin County Board of Supervisors

​The Marin County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution commending ExtraFood for organizing, recovering, and delivering 1,000,000 pounds of food for those in need.

March 01, 2017
Miguel Villarreal Joins ExtraFood’s Board of Directors

Miguel Villarreal, Director of Food and Nutritional Services for the Novato Unified School District, joins ExtraFood’s Board of Directors.

February 06, 2017
Watch: KPIX-TV Spotlights ExtraFood’s Work in Marin City, Honors Founder Marv Zauderer

​CBS’ KPIX-TV has chosen ExtraFood Founder Marv Zauderer for a Jefferson Award for Public Service.

February 06, 2017
Food Management Magazine Features Novato Unified’s Work With ExtraFood

Food Management Magazine features Novato Unified School District’s work with ExtraFood.

January 11, 2017
ExtraFood is hiring an Operations Manager - Join us in helping to end hunger in Marin!

​ExtraFood is hiring an Operations Manager. Check out the job description here.

December 21, 2016
Marinscope Newspapers Feature ExtraFood’s Work with Next Generation Scholars

​The Marinscope newspapers—Novato Advance, San Rafael News Pointer, Ross Valley Reporter, Twin Cities Times, Mill Valley Herald, and Sausalito Marin Scope—feature ExtraFood’s work with Next Generation Scholars, a fabulous program helping middle- and high-school kids from low-income families get to college.

November 30, 2016
Nugget Markets Spotlights Partnership With ExtraFood

​Nugget Markets, one of Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” 11 years running, spotlights ExtraFood in this story.

October 22, 2016
Marin Magazine on October 30th Event Benefiting ExtraFood

​Marin Magazine spotlights Sausalito Film Series film/panel event Oct. 30 benefiting ExtraFood.org.

October 11, 2016
FoodTank Interviews ExtraFood Founder Marv Zauderer

​International thought-leadership organization FoodTank, driving change in the global food system, interviews ExtraFood Founder Marv Zauderer here.

August 20, 2016
Watch: Founding Board Member Heidi Krahling Honored by Board of Supervisors

Founding ExtraFood.org Board Member Heidi Krahling was honored by the Marin County Board of Supervisors for her longtime community service.

July 05, 2016
Watch: Heidi Krahling Featured for Jefferson Award on CBS-TV & Radio

ExtraFood.org Founding Board Member Heidi Krahling of Insalata’s and Marinitas restaurants is honored with a Jefferson Award for community service.

March 28, 2016
Marinscope Newspapers Spotlight “Hungry in Paradise” Film and ExtraFood

​The Marinscope Newspapers featured ExtraFood.org along with Paul Colardo’s film, “Hungry in Paradise,” in this article.

March 10, 2016
ExtraFood Board Member Heidi Krahling Named Hero of Marin

​ExtraFood Board Member Heidi Krahling of Insalata’s and Marinitas restaurants has been named a Hero of Marin.

March 08, 2016
Watch: New Documentary on Hunger in Marin Available Online; Spotlights ExtraFood

​“Hungry in Paradise,” an 18-minute documentary on hunger in Marin by Emmy award-winning filmmaker Paul Colardo, is now available to view here.

March 07, 2016
Vote $10,000+ for ExtraFood at 100Marin’s Public Event Thursday March 10

​ExtraFood is a finalist for the 100Marin giving circle’s award at their public event this week. All are welcome; 5 nonprofits make 4-minute presentations; attendees vote and winner takes all.

February 23, 2016
Dan Ohlson Joins ExtraFood’s Board of Directors

​Dan Ohlson, longtime Marin resident and restaurateur, joins ExtraFood’s Board of Directors.

February 22, 2016
Documentary on Hunger in Marin to Air Thursday Feb. 25 and Sunday Feb. 28

​“Hungry in Paradise,” a documentary on hunger in Marin, airs on TV channel 26 (Comcast) and channel 99 (AT&T) Thursday, February 25 at 7:30pm and Sunday, February 28 at 7:00pm, and online at cmcm.tv/watch.

January 31, 2016
New State Law Requires Businesses to Recycle Organics, Including Food

California State Law AB1826 requires all California businesses that generate a minimum level of organic waste, including food, to recycle—rather than having the waste disposed in our landfills— as of April 1, 2016.

January 19, 2016
EPA Launches Initiative To Engage Faith-Based Congregations in Food Recovery

​The US Environmental Protection Agency has launched an initiative to engage faith-based congregations in keeping excess edible food and food waste out of our country’s landfills.

December 24, 2015
U.S. Congress Enhances Tax Deduction for Organizations Donating Food to Nonprofits

​The U.S. Congress made permanent, and enhanced, the tax deduction for organizations donating “wholesome food” to nonprofits.

December 08, 2015
Marin Country Mart’s Amazing Dec. 12 Holiday Market Benefits ExtraFood

​Come to the Marin Country Mart at Larkspur Landing from 5-8pm on Saturday, December 12 for their amazing holiday market. 10% of all proceeds goes to ExtraFood!

December 01, 2015
Edible Marin & Wine Country Magazine Features ExtraFood

​Edible Marin & Wine Country Magazine features ExtraFood in their Winter 2015 issue.

November 30, 2015
ExtraFood featured in “Giving Back” section of Marin Magazine

​ExtraFood.org is featured in the December 2015 issue of Marin magazine.

November 24, 2015
ExtraFood Partners with High Tech Burrito to Battle Hunger

​ExtraFood and High Tech Burrito are working together this holiday season to alleviate hunger in Marin.

November 16, 2015
Marin IJ features ExtraFood and Partners

​The Marin IJ features ExtraFood’s work.

October 16, 2015
ExtraFood Founder Marv Zauderer’s Marin IJ Op-Ed: Steps You Can Take To Help End Hunger

​Marv identifies steps you can take to be part of the solution to hunger.

October 11, 2015
Listen: KWMR-Radio Interviews ExtraFood Founder Marv Zauderer

​Marv discusses ExtraFood’s work in West Marin, one of the program’s focus areas in Marin County.

September 11, 2015
Watch: KTVU-TV News Features ExtraFood’s Work with Marin General & Homeward Bound

​KTVU-TV News rode along with a mother-son ExtraFood volunteer team as they picked up and delivered a food donation.

September 11, 2015
Mode Media/ExtraFood: The Food Waste Problem and What You Can Do

Great information on the food waste problem in the U.S. and what you—at work and at home—can do about it.

August 17, 2015
EthicalFoods.com interviews ExtraFood Founder Marv Zauderer

​Take a look at EthicalFoods.com’s interview.

July 01, 2015
ExtraFood’s Dr. Jon Haveman publishes new study on income inequality in Bay Area

Take a look at a fascinating new study on the growing divide in the Bay Area.

June 26, 2015
ExtraFood Volunteer Ellen M is the Marin IJ’s Volunteer of the Week

Read the IJ’s article about Ellen’s amazing contributions!

April 08, 2015
ExtraFood’s Dr. Jon Haveman publishes new study on poverty in the Bay Area

ExtraFood Consulting Economist Jon Haveman’s new study on poverty in the Bay Area highlights some startling facts about Marin County.

April 06, 2015
Marin Voice: Too many lack easy access to healthy food

Led by Marin County Health and Human Services’ Rebecca Smith, ExtraFood Founder Marv Zauderer joined a group of his fellow Marin Food Policy Council members in speaking out.

March 27, 2015
ExtraFood in the J. Weekly: “From head to heart to hands.”

Patricia Corrigan of the J. Weekly highlights Founder Marv Zauderer’s career and two of ExtraFood’s partners.

March 22, 2015
ExtraFood in the Marin IJ: “Food deserts” in Marin a priority

Megan Hansen of the IJ notes ExtraFood’s role in improving access to healthy, affordable food in the county’s food deserts.

December 17, 2014
ExtraFood Founder Marv Zauderer honored with Heroes of Marin award

ExtraFood Founder and Executive Director Marv Zauderer was honored with a Heroes of Marin award for his work launching and leading ExtraFood in 2014.

December 10, 2014
Marin Community Foundation’s “Imagine” Magazine: The Opportunity Seekers

ExtraFood Founder Marv Zauderer profiled by Marin’s largest foundation.

December 08, 2014
2014 Volunteer of the Year Lynne Simon

ExtraFood’s 2014 Volunteer of the Year featured in the Pacific Sun.

July 27, 2014
Listen: ExtraFood on KCBS Radio

Listen to a brief piece on ExtraFood.org, and our partnership with Marin Organic, from KCBS Radio.

July 03, 2014
Marin organizations partner to distribute leftover food to hungry locals (Marin Independent-Journal)

ExtraFood.org and Marin Organic have joined forces to make sure no good food goes uneaten. See the story from the Marin Independent-Journal.

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