Press Coverage & Releases

DeepNet Impact, still of DeepNet's interview with Ron Karp

JUNE 17, 2024

DeepNet Impact “Food is Medicine: The Founding of Food for Thought” FFT Sponsor DeepNet’s Marketing Manager, Alan Foulkes, interviews FFT Executive Director, Ron Karp.

FFT Executive Director Ron Karp standing in the Food Bank.

JUNE 7, 2024

The Community Voice “Serving Up Inspiration Food For Thought serves up healthy food and love” by FFT volunteer, Vikki Miller.

California Department of Health Care Services

MARCH 1, 2024

California Department of Health Care Services Success “Trauma-Informed Community Supports for LGBTQIA+ Individuals” Interview with FFT staff.

End Hunger wristbands

SEPTEMBER 26, 2022

Press Democrat “Close to Home: An opportunity to improve health and social justice.” Executive Director, Ron Karp, coauthored this article.

Fundraising dinner

JUNE 15, 2022

The Press Democrat “Food For Thought hosts fundraising dinner in Sebastopol” Our annual fundraiser was a smash hit!

Man in a garden

JANUARY 4, 2022

North Bay Biz Magazine “Food For Thought: Bringing the Bounty of Nutrition” article highlights FFT’s efforts to feed people living with serious medical conditions.

Ray Tilton

NOVEMBER 30, 2021

North Bay Bohemian “World AIDS DAY: The State of Treatment and Prevention in Sonoma County” includes an interview with FFT’s Executive Director Ron Karp.

Scripps National News


Scripps National News Television segment highlights how Food For Thought has helped families hit by COVID and wildfires.

KTVU Video

JUNE 20, 2021

KTVU Channel 2 Television Food For Thought Nonprofit Helps from One Pandemic to the Next

Garden plants

APRIL 22, 2021

Sonoma County Gazette Plant Sale Offers Thousands of Home Grown Starters

Beautiful community garden

APRIL 16, 2021

Press Democrat Food For Thought’s garden and plant sale are featured in this story on growing gardens in Sonoma County.

Business Journal logo

DECEMBER 24, 2020

North Bay Business Journal Ron Karp of Food For Thought wins a North Bay Business Journal Nonprofit Leadership Award.

Loading food into a car

June 21, 2020

The Press Democrat Coronavirus exploiting impoverished, vulnerable Sonoma County Latinos

Cooking in Place

May 29, 2020

Yahoo! Finance Big Bottom Market Announces Pre-Order Availability of Michael Volpatt’s Newest Cookbook Cooking In Place: 50 Days, Stories, and 70+ Recipes to Keep You Sane in Challenging Times, proceeds to benefit local nonprofits including Food For Thought

Food loaded into an RV

October 1, 2019

The Press Democrat Sonoma County food banks worry PG&E shut-offs could prevent them from serving residents in need

California Food Is Medicine Coalition

June 7, 2019

California’s “Food Is Medicine” Pilot Project Delivers Encouraging First-Year Observations

New board members

April 8, 2019

Food For Thought Names New Board and Leadership Team Members

Food is Medicine approved

June 27, 2017

Governor Brown approves ‘Food Is Medicine’ $6 million program for California’s chronically ill

Group holding a large check

May 10, 2017

Food For Thought Receives $100,000 Grant From Impact 100 Redwood Circle