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.

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Community Food Rescue
Collects and distributes surplus perishable foods to non-profit agencies to feed people in Montgomery County, Maryland.
Farm Share
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.
Food Bank & Family Services
Based in Sacramento California, they provide food to those in need with surplus sourced from grocers, farmers and donations.
Food Donation Connection
A global agency that connects surplus food donations from food service companies to local hunger relief organizations.
Food Forward
Rescues excess fresh fruits and vegetables from various sources to provide nourishment for people in need across Southern California.
Food Gatherers
Works to alleviate hunger in Washtenaw County, Michigan by rescuing foods otherwise destined for waste, and then distributing these and other non-perishable foods.
Food Recovery Certified
Acknowledges businesses on a local level that supply fresh surplus and unsold food to non-profit charities.
The Society of St. Andrew
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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