Fight Hunger at Sunday's Encino Farmers Market!

Save to Favorites

Food Forward

  • 10 people are interested
group bags

Harvest food, fight hunger, build community at your local farmers market! We collect fresh, local produce that would otherwise go to waste and donate 100% to local hunger-relief agencies. Join the Volunteer Glean Team to help us collect donations of fresh produce from vendors at the farmers market and box, sort, and weigh the produce. Sign up now for a fun & meaningful volunteer experience at the market!

Volunteers should be comfortable carrying boxes of produce that may weigh up to 40 pounds, but don’t need to worry about bringing equipment or transporting the food. This opportunity is open to volunteers 12 years old and older, though children under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Sign up on our website at www.foodforward.org/volunteer.

32 More opportunities with Food Forward

6 Reviews

About Food Forward

Location:

7412 Fulton Ave. #3, North Hollywood, CA 91605, US

Mission Statement

Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need, and inspiring others to do the same.

Description

Food Forward’s mission is to fight hunger and prevent food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need and inspiring others to do the same. We rescue fruits and vegetables from backyard fruit trees, orchards, farmers markets, and the downtown Los Angeles Wholesale Produce Market. In the last 9 years, Food Forward’s programs have rescued over 50 million pounds (more than 200 million servings) of fresh produce, preventing nearly 19,000 metric tons of carbon equivalent from polluting the atmosphere. With a small staff, hundreds of community partners, and the power of 7,000+ volunteers, we will help over 1.75 million Southern Californians experiencing food insecurity this year.

WHEN

Sun Jan 05, 2020
11:15 AM - 02:00 PM  

WHERE

Address will be emailed to volunteersonce they register on our websiteEncino, CA 91406

(34.19851,-118.49808)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 12
  • 2.5 hours
  • Volunteers under 16 must have a parent/guardian present. All volunteers should be able to lift 40 pounds and stay for the entire shift.

Report this opportunity