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    The Berry Good Food Foundation

    Envisioning a region where all people can choose local, sustainably produced food.

    Get Inspired & Involved

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    The Berry Good Food Foundation

    Envisioning a region where all people can choose local, sustainably produced food.

    Get Inspired & Involved

Who We Are

The Berry Good Food Foundation is a non-profit grassroots organization. We want to tackle the barriers—educational, economic, systemic, infrastructural—standing between people in our region and local, sustainably produced food. Will you ?

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What We Do

The Berry Good Food Foundation believes that a strong local and sustainable food community is good for San Diego and San Diegans. So we educate, connect and support food producers and consumers through a variety of programs and events, from cheesemaking classes to expert panel discussions to farm dinners.

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Free and open to the public, this thought-provoking series of multidisciplinary panels present varying viewpoints on sustainable food-related topics, such as the climate benefits of creating carbon-rich soil, the impact of meat production and consumption, strategies for combatting food waste and ways to build a more sustainable seafood system. UCTV videotapes the panel discussions, distributing the broadcast through its networks.

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Berry Good Book Club


Join Us in Reading our First Book:

Growing a Farmer: How I Learned to Live Off the Land

A practical and humbling account of a city dweller who discovers the connection between what he eats and where it comes from when he buys a farm outside of Seattle.

Buy the book and other purchases on Amazon using this AmazonSmile link and 0.5% of the price will be donated to the Berry Good Food Foundation.

Want to join the club? Email alysha@berrygoodfood.org for more information.

Berry Good Food Events

Safe Harbor: Future Thought Leaders panel discussion
Wednesday, November 16

Join us for Safe Harbor, our fourth and final multidisciplinary panel discussion of 2016. Nationally prominent chefs, fishermen, academics, and activists...

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Recent News/Blog Posts

Berry Good Wins “Best of San Diego”!
  • September 9, 2016

The Berry Good Food Foundation is thrilled to be named a “Best of San Diego” winner in San Diego Magazine’s August... Read More »

Reimagining Food Waste
Reduce and Reuse: “Reimagining Food Waste” Panel Discussion (RECAP)
  • August 29, 2016

Let’s start with some facts: 40% of food produced in the U.S. is wasted. 25% of water in the U.S. goes... Read More »

Battling the Agricultural Complex Together: “Meaty Issues” Panel Discussion (RECAP)
  • June 3, 2016

The second of four multidisciplinary panel discussions presented this year by the BGFF, “Meaty Issues, Meat: Friend or Foe?” took place... Read More »


“I happen to think that in life we need to be a little like the farmer, who puts back into the soil what he takes out.”

– Paul Newman

Join the Cause!

Eleanor Roosevelt once famously stated that “Tomorrow starts today.” Consider volunteering to support the Berry Good Food Foundation. Engage in this collaborative effort to effect change in our local, bi-regional food systems community.

As a volunteer, you may be called upon to for support at Farm events, the Berry Good Food Academy programs and beyond. We care about the food community from the growers, producers, food makers and all consumers. Our volunteers help deliver meaningful education, training, and social initiatives around the region to people of all ages. Join us by filling out the form at right.

And if you’d like to make a donation, we always welcome the support!

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Contact Berry Good Food Foundation

Feel free to drop us a line at any time using the form at right, or via email at: info@berrygoodfood.org.

Snail mail can be sent to:
10531 4S Commons Drive, Suite 146
San Diego, CA 92127

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