Community Resource Library

A place for gleaners and others to access resources shared by members of the community. This collaborative effort provides the gleaning movement with sample handbooks, waivers, and other useful tools.

Handbook

2021 Market Boss Training Refresher

Refresher guide for volunteers in the Market Boss position

Topic: Volunteers Publication Date: 2021 Contributing Organization: Produce Good
Handbook

2021 Pick Boss Training Refresher

Refresher guide for volunteers for harvesting

Topic: Best Practice, Volunteers Publication Date: 2021 Contributing Organization: Produce Good
Handbook

Agency Partnerships

Document on attracting and working with agency partners for gleaning orgs

Topic: Organizational Structure Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: Food Forward
Report

Best Practices: Harvest Potential of Forgotten Foods

A report on best practices for food rescue organizations.

Topic: Best Practice Publication Date: 2017 Contributing Organization: FOUND Forgotten Food
Promotional Material

Bumper Crop Flyer

Guidance for homeowners/farmers experiencing bumper crops

Topic: Operations Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: Produce Good
Handbook

Community Based Gleaning How To Guide Salvation Farms

Brief overview of gleaning and related activies, timelines and suggestions to get started

Topic: Volunteers Publication Date: 2013 Contributing Organization: Salvation Farms
Handbook

COVID gleaning policy

Guidelines for Project SHARE's gleaning policy in light of COVID-19

Topic: Best Practice, Volunteers Publication Date: 2020 Contributing Organization: Project SHARE
Handbook

COVID-19 Feeding the Hungry Safety Protocol

Protocols for safe Covid-19 practices in relation to providing food assistance to vulnerable groups

Topic: Volunteers Publication Date: 2020 Contributing Organization: Produce Good
Handbook

Equipment and Technology

Equipment needs for different types of gleanings

Topic: Organizational Structure Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: Food Forward
Handbook

Farmer Guide to Food Donations

Guide to food donations for farmers. Includes info on tax deductions, civil and criminal liabilities (fl state + fed)

Topic: Organizational Structure, Liability Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Food Donations; A Farmers Guide

A brief factsheet on tax deductions for food donation in Florida. Also includes information on civil and criminal food donation liability.

Topic: Publication Date: 2020 Contributing Organization: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Guidelines for Safe Gleaning

Guidelines for safe gleaning practices at every stage of the process.

Topic: Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: Generalitat de Catalunya

Harvest Leader Position Description and Application

Description of and application for the position of Harvest Lead with the Green Urban Lunch Box.

Topic: Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: Fruitshare, The Green Urban Lunch Box
Strategic Plan

HHRI Strategic Plan-2021-2023-PUBLIC

Strategic plan for 2021-2023. Describes mission, goals, objectives and strategic planning process

Topic: Organizational Structure Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: Hopes Harvest
Waiver, Form

Liability and Sign-In Form

Liability notice and sign-in form template

Topic: Volunteers, Liability Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: Project SHARE
Waiver

MFB Waiver June 2020

Volunteer agreement and liability waiver, includes information on safe Covid-19 practices

Topic: Volunteers Publication Date: 2020 Contributing Organization: Maryland Food Bank
Handbook

New Volunteers

Information for new volunteers

Topic: Volunteers Publication Date: 2021 Contributing Organization: Willing Hands
Handbook

Organizational Overview

Tips for organizational structure of new gleaning orgs

Topic: Organizational Structure Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: Food Forward
Handbook

People

Tips for staffing and volunteer needs for new gleaning orgs

Topic: Organizational Structure Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: Food Forward
Handbook

Produce Good Gleaner Code of Conduct

Produce Good's gleaner code of conduct

Topic: Volunteers Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: Produce Good
Handbook

Produce Stand Attendant – Volunteer Orientation – Adams County

Reference information for volunteer Product Stand Attendants

Topic: Volunteers Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: The Gleaning Project of South Central PA
Handbook

Salvation Farms Produce Processing Toolkit

Guide on gleaned/donated produce processing, value-added products and recipes

Topic: Volunteers Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: Salvation Farms
Handbook

Sources of Produce

Tips for finding gleanable and rescuable food donations

Topic: Best Practice, Organizational Structure Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: Food Forward
Waiver

Terms of Participation

Terms for participation in gleans

Topic: Volunteers Publication Date: 2021 Contributing Organization: Willing Hands
Handbook, Promotional Material

The FDACS Gleaning Process

Guide to FDACS (Florida) sponsored gleaning

Topic: Operations Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Handbook

Volunteer Handbook

Background and reference information for volunteers.

Topic: Volunteers Publication Date: Shared in 2021 Contributing Organization: The Gleaning Project of South Central PA
Waiver, Form

Volunteer Info Form 2020

Volunteer information form (allergies, emergency contact, etc)

Topic: Volunteers Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: The Gleaning Project of South Central PA
Handbook

Volunteer Manual – For Coordinators

Manual for gleaning coordinators relating to volunteers

Topic: Volunteers Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: The Gleaning Project of South Central PA
Waiver

Volunteer Waiver Final

Waiver for volunteer participation in gleans

Topic: Volunteers Publication Date: n/a Contributing Organization: Willing Hands
Handbook

WH Volunteer Procedures COVID-19

Volunteers procedures during the Covid-19 pandemic

Topic: Volunteers Publication Date: 2020 Contributing Organization: Willing Hands