Food recovery is the collection of wholesome food for distribution to the poor and hungry. The four most common methods are: Field Gleaning - The collection of crops from farmers' fields that have already been mechanically harvested or on fields where it is not economically profitable to harvest. Perishable Food Rescue or Salvage - The collection of perishable produce from wholesale and retail sources. Food Rescue - The collection of prepared foods from the food service industry. Nonperishable Food Collection - The collection of processed foods with long shelf lives. This category is for sites discussing this topic and for organizations participating in this type of effort.
Collects and distributes surplus perishable foods to non-profit agencies to feed people in Montgomery County, Maryland.
A non-profit, Florida City organization that recovers food from farms, wholesalers and other groups which is donated to feed the hungry. Includes explanation of process, programs and services, and how to become involved.
Based in Sacramento California, they provide food to those in need with surplus sourced from grocers, farmers and donations.
A global agency that connects surplus food donations from food service companies to local hunger relief organizations.
Rescues excess fresh fruits and vegetables from various sources to provide nourishment for people in need across Southern California.
Works to alleviate hunger in Washtenaw County, Michigan by rescuing foods otherwise destined for waste, and then distributing these and other non-perishable foods.
Information about how and what types of produce to contribute to support food banks in Oregon.
Christian hunger ministry that salvages fresh produce and delivers it to soup kitchens and food banks across the United States. Descriptions of gleaning programs, special projects, stories, and testimonials.
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