News

The Great Food Makeover
Media Coverage

KETV-7, Alex Alecci’s article, Saving Grace collects left-overs for Turner Park event Saturday. Watch the Oct. 7 news segment.

KETV-7, Julie Cornell’s article, Non-profit works to distribute food that would otherwise go to waste. Watch the news segment.

Omaha World-Herald, Tess Williams’ article, Imperfect produce will be key ingredient at fundraiser to raise awareness of food waste. Read the article.

Feeding the 5000
Media Coverage

Omaha World-Herald, Erin Grace’s column,  Nonprofit redirects food destined for landfill into hands of those who need it, October 5, 2015. Read the article.

WOWT coverage of Feeding the 5000 event, October 4, 2015. Watch the news segment.

Nebraska City News-Press, Collecting Apples to Feed 5000, October 5, 2015. Read the article.

The Omaha Scene magazine:  Featuring Feeding the 5000 on the cover. Read the issue online.

Interview on Grow Omaha on KFAB, Sept. 19, 2015  (Scroll to just past the 35:00 mark for the interview with Beth Smith, president and founder of Saving Grace Perishable Food Rescue)

Press Release:  Free Lunch for 5000 – International Event in Omaha Highlights Food Waste

Omaha will become the third U.S. city to join the global campaign to shine a light on food waste with a Feeding the 5000 event.  Five thousand lunches made entirely out of fresh food that would otherwise be wasted will be served free to the public on Sunday, October 4, from noon to 4 p.m. at Lewis & Clark Landing, 345 Riverfront Dr.

Download the full press release: Feeding the 5000 Press Release 1