Through our Backyard Harvest, Farmers Market Recovery, and Wholesale Produce Market Recovery Programs, Food Forward connects fresh produce to over 1,800 agencies serving our neighbors in need. We donate to organizations that provide hunger relief in Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara, Orange, San Bernardino, San Diego, Imperial and Riverside Counties.


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…and many more!


Read about who our produce helps

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9¢ = 1 pound of produce donated

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For agencies interested in getting fruits and vegetables from us:

If your agency is interested in receiving produce from one of our programs, you should be able to pick up food on a flexible schedule from various locations and must be a 501(c)(3). We are unable to donate food to agencies that receive money for distributing food. If you’d like more information about becoming a Food Forward Receiving Agency, please email michele@foodforward.org.

Looking for food?

Locate a local food pantry – Los Angeles Regional Food Bank
Find a pantry – Ample Harvest
Healthy Food for All Angelenos – Food Oasis Los Angeles


Please note: Food Forward typically does not distribute directly to individuals, however, we do host regular Produce Pick-Ups with community partners that are free and open to the public. You can see the schedule here.