Volunteer Gleanings with AFAC
Gleaning is the act of collecting excess fresh foods from farms, gardens, farmers markets, grocers, restaurants, dumpsters etc. often for distribution to poor & hungry
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Organizations to Glean With
IONA Senior Services (DC farmer markets)
Mid Atantic Gleaning Network (MAGNET)
Guide to Start Your Own Gleaning Guide
Where to Buy Gleaned Food
Gleaning CSA that Delivers to Greater DC Are
Look for these local products made from recovered food, in stores in DC
Social enterprise that makes delicious, healthy, locally sourced snacks. We focus on using produce that would otherwise go to waste and we provide jobs for women who have been formerly incarcerated, homeless, or are otherwise disadvantaged.
We make our delicious, nutritious cold-pressed juices with 70-80% recovered fruits and veggies. We turn misfit fruits, veggies, trimmings and tops into delicious cold-pressed juice, fighting food waste in DC and NYC.
- Go outside DC to not compete with people in need
- Whole Foods, Trader Joes, etc
- Perfectly legal!