• The Berry Good Food Foundation

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

    Get Inspired & Involved

  • 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 discuss 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.

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Berry Good Garden Grants

The Berry Good Food Foundation is awarding grants to San Diego County schools and community educational organizations that support garden projects that enhance the teaching of agriculture and healthy eating. Grants range from $500 to $1,000 and can be awarded to groups or schools.

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Berry Good Food Events

Recent News/Blog Posts

BGFF Holiday Gift Guide 2018
  • December 16, 2018

2018 was an inspirational year for our growing nonprofit: we were able to bring the world-renowned Food Tank conference to San...
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BGFF Presents Scholarships to Young Local Farmers and Fishermen
  • December 3, 2018

In partnership with Fast Forward Futures, the Berry Good Food Foundation awarded scholarships to outstanding farmers and fishermen for the third year...
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Meet the Berry Good Night Attendees: Fermenting
  • November 27, 2018

Over the past seven years, the annual Berry Good Night dinner has aimed to connect and celebrate local and sustainable farmers,...
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Berry Good Book Club


Our book club is growing strong!
What we’ve been reading:

“Growing a Farmer” by Kurt Timmermeister
“American Catch” by Paul Greenberg
“Farm City” by Novella Carpenter
“Blood, Bones & Butter” by Gabrielle Hamilton
“Tomatoland” by Barry Estabrook

Buy these books 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 for more information.


“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: .

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

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