Oregon Gleaning & Food Recovery Organizations

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Eugene Area Gleaners

Eugene, OR based organization that gleans from private and public lands and buys unmarketable food at a discount rate. All recovered food is split with the landowner or donated to Food for Lane County. The website includes information for volunteers, members and the community.

No physical address Gleaning Type: On-farm, Urban, Residential Organization Type: Nonprofit

Farmers Ending Hunger

Salem, OR based nonprofit that supports farmers in donating an acre or so of their crop for the food insecure. Half of donated crops are processed into canned vegetables or grain mixes and half is donated fresh to the Oregon Food Bank. The website includes information for volunteers, farmers and ranchers, food processors and community members.

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

Gleaners of Clackamas County

Oregon City, OR 501(c)(3) nonprofit that recovers food and other items for low-income, elderly and disabled community members. The website includes information for volunteers, donors and community members.

13821 Fir St, Oregon City, OR 97045 Gleaning Type: Food recovery, Distribution Organization Type: Nonprofit

Gleanweb

Gleanweb is a package of management software for gleaning organizations. It provides independent websites that manage scheduling, crop, harvest, volunteer and distribution information. Each organization has a customized, dynamic website using the Gleanweb platform. Gleaning organizations that have used the system have rescued over 13 million pounds of food that would otherwise have been wasted.

No physical address Gleaning Type: Urban, Other support (software, management, etc.) Organization Type: Nonprofit

Gorge Gleaning

The Columbia Gorge Gleaning Project focuses on gleaning surplus food from orchards and farms to help reduce food insecurity around the Columbia River Gorge. They allow their volunteers to take home a small percentage of each glean as an incentive, with the rest donated to local food pantries. They have also recently started a small farmers market gleaning program, which has been successful thus far.

No physical address Gleaning Type: On-farm, Farmers markets Organization Type: Nonprofit, All volunteer

Lebanon Gleaners

Lebanon, OR based nonprofit that harvests surplus crops and food as part of their Lebanon Gleaners program. The website includes information for members, donors and volunteers.

2645 S Main Rd, Lebanon, OR 97355 Gleaning Type: On-farm, Food recovery Organization Type: Nonprofit

Linn Benton Food Share

Linn Benton Food Share is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to addressing many aspects of poverty and combatting them through innovative community solutions. They have programs that address food access, housing and workforce entry.

917 NW Grant Ave b, Corvallis, OR 97330 Gleaning Type: Food recovery, Distribution Organization Type: Nonprofit, Religious affiliation, Paid staff

Mother Earth Farms

Mother Earth Farms provides fresh produce to over 70 different hunger relief organizations. They do this through gleaning, sponsored garden rows and donations.

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

Neighborhood Harvest

The organization harvests fruits, nuts, and other produce that would otherwise go to waste from yards, gardens, and farms in and around Ashland, Oregon and donates to local hunger relief organizations. The organization only harvests fruits that have not been sprayed with pesticides.

312 N Main St, Phoenix, OR 97535 Gleaning Type: Residential, Urban Organization Type: Nonprofit, All volunteer

Oregon Food Bank

Portland, OR based nonprofit food bank that runs The Portland Fruit Tree Project where volunteers of all income levels harvest from backyard fruit trees and donates half of all gleaned product to food pantries with the other half going to volunteers and their families. The website includes information for volunteers, donors and others.

7900 NE 33rd Dr, Portland, OR 97211 Gleaning Type: Residential Organization Type: Nonprofit

Philomath Community Gleaners

Philomath, OR based nonprofit works with local donors to recover food and firewood for low-income community members. Food is donated to three local food banks and other hunger relief organizations. The website includes information for volunteers and community members.

360 S 9th St, Philomath, OR 97370 Gleaning Type: Food recovery, Urban, Farmers markets Organization Type: Nonprofit, Paid staff

Portland Fruit Tree Project

Portland, OR based nonprofit that gleans from registered fruit trees for distribution to food pantries and among volunteers. The website includes information for volunteers, tree owners, donors and others.

5431 NE 20th Ave, Portland, OR 97211 Gleaning Type: Urban, Residential Organization Type: Nonprofit

Salem Harvest

Salem, OR based nonprofit that gleans produce from farmers and backyard growers for donation to the Marion-Polk Food Share and other pantries. The website includes information for volunteers, food donors and others.

Salem, OR Gleaning Type: Urban, On-farm, Residential Organization Type: Nonprofit

Spiral Living Center

Cave Junction, OR 501(c)(3) nonprofit that gleans produce from farms throughout the Illinois Valley and splits the harvest among volunteers and hunger relief organizations. The website includes information for members and others.

9044 Takilma Road, Cave Junction, OR 97523 Gleaning Type: On-farm, Food recovery Organization Type: Nonprofit

The Gleaning Network of Southern Oregon

Central Point, OR 501(c)(3) nonprofit that partners with local organizations to rescue food and feed over 210 families. The website includes information for volunteers, food donors and partner organizations.

201 Bateman Dr #12, Central Point, OR 97502 Gleaning Type: Food recovery Organization Type: Nonprofit

Tualatin Valley Gleaners

Beaverton, OR-based nonprofit that is made up of low-income members of the greater Washington County area. The organization engages in field and urban gleaning to reduce food insecurity. The website includes information for volunteers, partners, members, and the community.

9100 SW Wilshire St, Portland, OR 97225 Gleaning Type: On-farm, Urban Organization Type: Nonprofit, Paid staff

Urban Gleaners

Portland, OR based nonprofit organization that redirects surplus food from farms, restaurants, grocery stores and other food producers to schools, hunger relief agencies and free farmers markets. The website includes information for volunteers, donors and others.

15 SE 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97214 Gleaning Type: Food recovery, Distribution Organization Type: Nonprofit