The Foodstand

The Foodstand
Organization Name:
The Foodstand
Primary Address 1:
115 5th Ave 6th floor
Primary Address City:
New York
Primary Address State:
NY
Primary Address Zip:
10003
Long Organization Description:

Our mission is to democratize good eating by building a more informed community around good food.

Organization Website Address:
Director, Manager or CEO (First Name):
Rachna Govani
How do customers and clients contact your organization?:
Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc), App
How often does your organization use social media?:
Every day
Interesting Fact About the Organization:
Well, most of you probably remember the #NoFoodWaste challenge we did together in June. You all shared nearly 500 tips, thousands learned from you, and the campaign (through our incredible partners) reached over 1M people! Not only did we individually do our part to chip away at the $218B food waste problem, but we brought more of our friends and family into the dialogue about a better food system.
Community members (approx.):
2,500
Number of staff/employees:
4
Year Started:
2013
Organization Type:
Food Literacy, Food Tech, Nutrition Education
About the Organization:
Foodstand is a community of good eaters, united by the mission to bring good eating choices to all. We recognize that it’s challenging to stay in the know everyday about good food, so we’ve gathered together to share, teach and learn from each other. You can participate in the Foodstand community both online and offline. Online, you can join via our mobile app or our website. You can also subscribe to our newsletter. If you’d like to meet the community in person, you can join us at one of our upcoming events or one of our partner events.
Latest Project:
Good eating challenges on Foodstand with the following rules: eat less processed food; make lunch 3x a week; cut back on added sugar; eat more plants; eat 3 servings of fruits and veggies a day; eat 3 colors a day; eat fewer animal products; eat less meat; eat more mindfully; eat 1 distraction-free meal a day
Areas Served:
Accessible online
Core Programs:
Healthy food education in the app, check ins, community support , challenges
Major Issues:
Food Literacy, Local Food, Soup Kitchen, An app that gives information on local foods and healthy eating
Non-profit?:
Nonprofit
We have and or use Social Media?:
Yes, we do have social media (twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc…)
Frequently used hashtags 1:
#nofoodwaste, #foodrevolution
Frequently used hashtags 2:
#kitchentips. #foodfail, #foodnews
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