Missouri Gleaning & Food Recovery Organizations
After the Harvest
Kansas City, MO based nonprofit that gleans from farms in Missouri and Kansas, recovering crops left behind by mechanical pickers. Food is distributed to local hunger relief organizations. They also recover unmarketable â€œalready picked and packedâ€
6320 Brookside Plaza, Ste. 504, Kansas City, MO 64113 Gleaning Type: On-farm, Food recovery Organization Type: Nonprofit
Operation Food Search
Operation Food Search distributes more than $31 million worth of food and necessities each year to 330 community partners in 27 Missouri and Illinois counties and in the city of St. Louis. Hunger is a serious problem in the bi-state region, but it is solvable. With the help of our partners, volunteers and donors, weâ€™re working together to build a healthy and vibrant region.
1644 Lotsie Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63132 Gleaning Type: Food recovery, Distribution Organization Type: Nonprofit
Ozarks Food Harvest: The Food Bank
Springfield, MO food bank that runs Full Circle Gardens, a fresh produce rescue program working in donors fields and gardens, assisting beginning growers, and providing community partners with financial support. The food bank's Glean Team works to reduce food waste by gleaning from local farms. The website includes information for volunteers, donors and food systems advocates.
2810 N Cedarbrook Ave, Springfield, MO 65803 Gleaning Type: Food recovery, On-farm Organization Type: Nonprofit