Food Recovery Resources

Hungry for More?

Want to gain a deeper understanding about the problem of food waste and the benefits of food recovery?

Need help figuring out how to implement a food recovery program?

In search of guidance on field gleaning?

Looking for feeding charities and others groups interested in repurposing recovered food?

Interested in the federal government’s position and initiatives on food recovery?

On June 4, 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) launched a collaborative effort to raise awareness of the environmental, health, and nutrition issues created by food waste.

The USDA has published a list of public and private participants in its Food Waste Challenge and in the EPA’s Food Recovery Challenge.

PLEASE NOTE: The resources created and compiled by the Food Recovery Project provide a helpful introduction to federal laws pertaining to food donation. However, the information on this site about legal matters is provided as a general guide only and should not be relied on as a substitute for specific legal advice. The Food Recovery Project endeavors to keep all the information on the site as up to date as possible but errors may sometimes occur. Links to third party websites are provided for your convenience and do not imply that we endorse those sites.