Food Recovery Organizations

FOOD RECOVERY ACROSS THE COUNTRY

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 media@foodforward.org

Organizations in California

Backyard Bounty – Santa Barbara County
The Berkeley Gleaners – Berkeley, CA
FarmLink Project – Los Alamitos, CA
Find Out Farms – Sacramento, CA
Food Finders – Long Beach, CA
Gardens Beyond Borders – Cupertino, CA
GleanSLO – San Luis Obispo, CA
Harvest Sacramento – Sacramento, CA
Harvest Westchester – Westchester, 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
The Urban Farmers – Lafayette, CA
Village Harvest – San Francisco / Bay Area, CA

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
Fields to Families – Lowcountry of SC
Food For Free – Cambridge, MA
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
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

Feeding people is one of the top strategies on the EPA’s Food Recovery Hierarchy, second only to reducing the source of wasted food. Glean on!

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

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