A Case (Success) Study from Oakland, California

“We need food, fresh food,” explained an official of an Oakland public school, one of the many I reached out to at the start of the pandemic. As the conversations unfolded, I was blown away by the position of public schools as a critical hub not just for education, but in serving the growing, desperate need for food for local families. At the same time, representatives from California farm associations were telling me how the disruption to the foodservice industry was exacerbating food waste and farm losses.

This moment jump-started my education and revelation into the broken (and brittle) food…

Nishant Bagadia

joyful father, business executive (Salesforce, Deloitte), impact/social entrepreneur, struggling academic (~Phd, MSc), amateur chef https://bit.ly/3ny2Vje

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