Food Recovery Organizations


Besides Food Forward, there are many organizations across North America that work to recover and donate surplus food. See who is gleaning in your region!

If you have an organization to add, please email [email protected]

Organizations in California

Alameda Backyard Growers – Alameda, CA
Backyard Bounty – Santa Barbara County
The Berkeley Gleaners – Berkeley, CA
Castro Valley Gleans – Castro Valley, CA
Contra Costa Fruit Rescue – Lafayette, CA
Community Fruit – Sacramento, CA
Food Finders – Long Beach, CA
Gardens Beyond Borders – Cupertino, CA
GleanSLO – San Luis Obispo, CA

Harvest Sacramento – Sacramento, CA
Harvester Farms – Stockton, CA
North Berkeley Harvest – Berkeley, CA
Picking for Purpose – Merced, CA
ProduceGood – San Diego, CA
Sierra Harvest – Nevada County, CA
Senior Gleaners of San Diego County – San Diego, CA
Village Harvest – San Francisco / Bay Area, CA

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Did you know? Food recovery organizations are covered under the Good Samaritan Food Donation Act, a federal law that protects people and organizations who donate food in good faith from liability.

Organizations in North America

After the Harvest – Kansas City, MO
Aloha Harvest – Maui, HI
Backyard Harvest – Moscow, ID
Baltimore Orchard Project – Baltimore, MD
Boston Area Gleaners – Boston, MA
City Fruit – Seattle, WA
City Harvest – New York City, NY
Community Food Share – Louisville, CO
The Farmlink Project – National
Fields to Families – Lowcountry of SC
Food For Free – Cambridge, MA
Food is Free Albuquerque – Albuquerque, NM
Food Recovery Network – National
Boulder Food Rescue – Colorado
Food Rescue US – National
Foraged Feast – Denver, CO

GleanKY – Lexington, KY
Harvest Against Hunger – Seattle, WA
Hidden Harvest – Mid-Michigan
Iskashitaa – Tucson, AZ
The Kōkua Tree – Oahu, HI
Lawns to Lettuce/Project Harvest – Snohomish County, WA
Lush Valley Food Action Society – Courtenay, BC
Neighborhood Harvest – Ashland, OR
Not Far From The Tree – Toronto, ON
Plenty – Floyd, VA
Portland Fruit Tree Project – Portland, OR
Salem Harvest – Salem, OR
The Society of St. Andrew – National
UpRoot Colorado – Colorado
Vancouver Fruit Tree Project – Vancouver, BC

You can also visit the Food Rescue Locator webpage to search for food recovery organizations by zip code.