New Hampshire Gleaning & Food Recovery Organizations

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Conservation Belknap

Conservation Belknap Gleaning is a part of NH Gleans. They currently glean from small farms, backyards and fruit trees with gleaned food benefiting local food pantries. They also are heavily involved in the pick-up and distribution of pre-picked produce in this county. They have had great success in using participants of restorative justice programs as volunteers.

No physical address Gleaning Type: On-farm, Residential, Distribution Organization Type: Nonprofit, All volunteer

Gather New Hampshire

A network of organizations in New Hampshire working to increase the availability of fresh and local produce that is distributed to and through New Hampshire food pantries, soup kitchens, community suppers, and schools. The website includes information for farmers, donors, and volunteers.

210 West Rd #3, Portsmouth, NH 03801 Gleaning Type: Other support (software, management, etc.) Organization Type: Nonprofit

Hillsborough County Gleaners

Hillsborough County Gleaners is a program of the Hillsborough County Conservation District working with farmers and farmers markets to collect leftover produce which will be delivered to food pantries & schools.

468 Rte 13, Milford, NH 03055 Gleaning Type: On-farm, Food recovery, Urban Organization Type: Nonprofit, Paid staff

Merrimack County Gleaning Program

Merrimack Country Gleaning Program is a organization that coordinates the rescue and reuse of produce from farms in Merrimack County, NH for redistribution at local food pantries and charitable organizations. This program is made possible through the Merrimack County Conservation District. They work to establish connections with charitable organizations, schools, and homeless shelters to aid in combatting food insecurity in vulnerable populations.

10 Ferry St #211, Concord, NH 03301 Gleaning Type: Food recovery, Distribution Organization Type: Nonprofit, Paid staff

New Hampshire Food Bank

NH based organization that offers volunteer gleaning opportunities throughout the state during spring and summer on local farms and in their production garden. The website includes information for food recipients, volunteers and others.

700 East Industrial Park Drive, Manchester, NH 03109 Gleaning Type: Urban, On-farm Organization Type: Nonprofit

Taproot Farm and Environmental Education Center

The Lancaster-based organization runs North Country Gleaners, which partners with farmers and backyard gardeners to collect excess food that would otherwise go to waste and distributes it to recipient organizations throughout Coos county, northern Grafton county, and eastern Essex county in VT whose clients are food insecure. The website includes information for volunteers and food donors.

77 Main St, Lancaster, NH 03584 Gleaning Type: On-farm, Residential, Distribution, Urban Organization Type: Nonprofit, Paid staff

The Community Kitchen, Inc.

Keene, NH based organization that runs theCommunity Kitchen (TCK) gleaning program which recruits volunteers to collect produce and work with local farmers to encourage participation in gleaning. TCK also runs a food pantry and serves hot meals during the week. The website includes information for food recipients, volunteers and food donors.

37 Mechanic St, Keene, NH 03431 Gleaning Type: On-farm Organization Type: Nonprofit