Skip To Content

Change starts with you. Sign up today to get involved!

Make a Donation

Addressing hunger in America

Although there is a more than adequate amount of food available, approximately one out of six Americans experiences food insecurity today.

Why so much food waste?

Many gardeners have plants that produce far more fruit and vegetables than they could possibly use, preserve or give away. It is not uncommon for tomato plants to bear 20 to 40 or more fruit each, and the typical gardener often grows numerous plants. Many other crops such as peppers, cucumbers, squash, citrus, apples, and peaches also produce abundant harvest.

two pairs of hands holding bowl of tomatoes

We're here to help, and you can too! was created to end food waste and hunger in America. Our online search function connects backyard gardeners with local food pantries. A gardener’s harvest can be delivered to a food pantry within hours of harvesting. It may well be eaten by pantry clients soon thereafter. Many pantry clients find this produce is fresher than what is at the supermarket.

Here's how:

    1. 01

      If you belong to a house of worship or civic organization that houses a food pantry, please make the effort to contact them and let them know about It is totally free to register.

      Register a Pantry
    2. 02

      If you know a backyard gardener blessed with the sun, soil, rain and luck to give you more produce than you and your friends or family can use, please consider sharing it with a neighborhood pantry.

      Find a Pantry
    3. 03

      If you are not familiar with a local food pantry and if you are not a gardener, you can still help by letting others know about The ongoing success of remains dependent on people spreading the word via email, word of mouth, or talking about it at meetings they attend.

We don't support Internet Explorer

Please use Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Edge to view this site.