Farmers and Commercial Growers

Thank you for considering donating food to a pantry near you!

Whether you have rows of unharvested food in the fields or just a small box of leftover produce at the end of a market day, don’t throw it out! You can alleviate hunger and increase food security in your immediate community. By donating extra fresh produce -including fruits, vegetables, herbs and nuts- to your local food pantry, you can increase the health and wellbeing of the people in your neighborhood.

AmpleHarvest.org connects farmers with food pantries nearby. Whether you are a full-scale professional farm or a small, backyard operation, food banks and pantries that have registered at AmpleHarvest.org are ready to accept your donation of fresh food. All donations are tax-deductible and will have an immediate impact on food security in your area.

Find a Pantry

Click here to enter your zip code to find a registered pantry near you. You can learn more about their specific needs and how you can help.

Tips for Donating

  • Check a pantry’s page to see how much fresh produce they can accept at a time. If it is not listed, give them a quick call to find out!
  • Consider becoming a regular donor. Most pantries would love to accept smaller, frequent donations of fresh produce to help provide regularly for their clients.
  • Please be sure to only donate food that is high-quality enough that you yourself would eat it. Donations need to be relatively clean, and of a suitable ripeness.