2024 ReFED Food Waste Solutions Summit

June 11-13, 2024 | Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Convention Center

Dana Yost

Director of Produce Sourcing

Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona Arizona Food Bank Network and SW Produce Cooperative


Dana Yost is the Director of Produce Sourcing at the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona,
overseeing daily operations at the food bank’s produce rescue and repack facility in Nogales, Arizona.
Dana’s work with the Nogales team has brought in record amounts of rescued produce – more than 100
million pounds of edible produce over the last three years that was saved from the landfill and sent to
people in need throughout the US. Dana is also one of the founding members of the Southwest Produce
Cooperative, a regional produce rescue and sharing organization that shares transportation, logistics,
and food resources across the southwest United States. Dana’s past experience includes public and
nonprofit service with St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance, the Arizona Game and Fish Department, and the
Humane Society of Southern Arizona. In his free time, Dana enjoys spending time with his four

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