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Food Shift’s 7 Year Anniversary Benefit Party

Thursday | November 08, 2018 | 5:00 pm — 8:30 pm

Join Food Shfi at Encuentro in Jack London Square, Oakland on Saturday, December 1st for an intimate evening to celebrate 7 years of impact and to announce the launch of Food Shift Catering. Special guest, Joanna Macy,will join our community for the evening and support Food Shift in reflecting on the times we’re in and the impact of Food Shift’s work.

Don’t miss this opportunity to take home small batch food products like pickles and jams; bid on silent auction items like a dinner for 10 friends; and to try vegetarian delights prepared by Food Shift’s Chef Suzy Martinez and guest chef, Tu David. Local wine and beer will be flowing freely!

Fundraising Goal

They have received $15,000 from 10 major donors to use as a match for this event. It is our goal to match this generosity with your generosity!

Event Timeline

  • 5:00pm – 6:00pm – Doors open for food, drinks, silent auction, & shopping
  • 6:15pm – Welcome & final silent auction bidding
  • 6:30pm – 7:00pm – Joanna Macy & Food Shift Program
  • 7:00pm – 7:30pm- Auction winners & Fund a Need
  • 7:30pm – 8:30pm – Mingle

Products Available for Purchase

  • Food Shift Tote Bags
  • Food Shift T-Shirt
  • Strawberry Honey Jam
  • Sweet Corn Salsa
  • Bread & Butter Pickles
  • Apricot Jam


Prepared with seasonal ingredients rescued from local produce distributors – announced week of the event. Learn more about Chef Suzy and Chef Tu

*If you have the means and are inspired, please consider an additional donation to support our work.

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Cost: $75 - $125
Please contact organizer for wheelchair accessibility information.

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