Virginia Gleaning & Food Recovery Organizations

All States Nationwide

Arlington Food Assistance Center

Arlington County, VA based nonprofit organization that operates extensive food recovery and education programs including on farm gleaning, retrieving surplus produce from farmers markets, bagging, distribution, and health education classes. The website provides information for volunteers, farmers, donors, recipients, and others.

2708 S Nelson St, Arlington, VA 22206 Gleaning Type: Food recovery, Urban, Farmers markets, On-farm Organization Type: Nonprofit

Food for Others

Northern Virginia based nonprofit organization that recovers food from grocery stores, food drives, and crop harvests. The website includes information for volunteers, food donors and others.

2938 Prosperity Ave., Fairfax, VA 22031 Gleaning Type: Food recovery Organization Type: Nonprofit

Food Rescue US – Virginia Beach

Food Rescue US is dedicated to eliminating hunger and food waste (keeping food out of landfills and reducing greenhouse gasses). We engage volunteers and food donors through our proprietary web-based app to directly transfer nutritious, excess food to social service agencies serving the food insecure.

Virginia Beach, VA Gleaning Type: Food recovery, Other support (software, management, etc.) Organization Type: Paid staff

Healthy Harvest Food Bank

Healthy Harvest Food Bank operates in Warsaw, VA and the surrounding areas. They have a number of different programs to address hunger, but their gleaning program has proven to be very successful.

No physical address Gleaning Type: Food recovery, Urban Organization Type: Nonprofit, Paid staff

Mid-Atlantic Gleaning Network

The Mid-Atlantic Gleaning Network aims to glean fresh produce from farms, markets and backyard fruit trees and connects the gleaned produce to food distribution organizations to impact local communities.

2815 Bass Ct, Alexandria, VA 22306 Gleaning Type: On-farm, Urban, Farmers markets Organization Type: Nonprofit, Paid staff

Northern Virginia Food Rescue

We are an innovative network of food donors, distributors, and volunteers in the Northern Virginia region.

10535 Battleview Parkway, Manassas, VA 20109 Gleaning Type: Farmers markets, Food recovery, Distribution Organization Type: Nonprofit


Floyd County, VA based nonprofit organization that operates a farm which grows directly for donation where volunteers can glean in addition to other partnering farms for delivery to the food insecure. The website includes information for volunteers, food recipients and donors.

192 Elephant Curve Rd, Floyd, VA 24091 Gleaning Type: On-farm, Distribution Organization Type: Nonprofit

The Society of St. Andrew Virginia

Fresh food feeding the hungry through the generosity of farmers and the great work of volunteers: Gleaning fields and distributing the fresh produce to area food pantries and food banks. Also receiving truckloads of produce from farms and packing houses and organizing volunteer groups to bag up the food, which is then picked up by regional feeding agencies.

3383 Sweet Hollow Rd, Big Island, VA 24526 Gleaning Type: On-farm, Distribution Organization Type: Nonprofit, Religious affiliation, Paid staff