Brian Conway is a Pittsburgh-based freelance reporter. His investigations into the full extent of Pittsburgh's lead in water crisis earned him First Prize for Environmental Reporting from the Keystone Chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists in their statewide spotlight contest. He also serves as membership chair of the Work Hard Pittsburgh digital media cooperative.
By Brian Conway, Shareable
In less than two years, Pittsburgh's 412 Food Rescue has recovered over four million pounds of surplus food, recruited a fleet of over 4,000 volunteer drivers, and pioneered a more efficient and effective way to source and distribute fresh food that would otherwise end up in landfills. Now, the organization is expanding nationally.