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These businesses contribute to food recovery in DC by repurposing or selling recovered food, or donating their excess to those in need!

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Local Producers



Produce Delivery


Local Producers

Look for these local products made from recovered food in stores in DC:

Fruit Cycle
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.

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Misfit Juicery
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.

These food producers donate their excess food:

Broodjes & Bier


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Reduces waste by composting their kitchen scraps, sourcing from local farms, using wind power in kitchens and stores, and serving entirely plant-based food.

Has a dedicated food recovery item on their menu called “Trash or Treasure” which uses ingredients normally wasted to create delicious and innovative dishes.  Check out their menu.

These restaurants donate their excess food:


Bread Furst

Busboys & Poets

Lyon Bakery

Pret A Manger

RavenHook Bakehouse

Seylou Bakery

Sloppy Mama’s

We, The Pizza

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Grocery Stores

Yes! Market
At every Yes! Market in DC they have a discounted produce rack for produce that is nearing the end of its shelf life, but still tasty.

MOMs Organic
Every MOMs Organic Grocery store in the greater DC area has a recycling center that allows customers to drop off organics to compost along with lots of other recycling opportunities like jeans, batteries, cork, etc.

These stores and farmers’ markets donate their excess food:

Adams Morgan Farmers’ Market

Broad Branch Market

Common Good City Farm’s Market


Good Food Markets

Odd Provisions


Sheridan School Farmers’ Market

Soapstone Market

Via Umbria

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Produce Delivery

Hungry Harvest

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These catering companies donate their excess food:


Credit Union House Caterers


Seasons Culinary Services


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