Food Rescue in Marin County:
We pick up excess fresh food from businesses and deliver it immediately to nonprofits serving Marin’s most vulnerable people.

We've delivered over 196,544 pounds of food to 52 nonprofits serving thousands and prevented over 15,900 pounds of methane from entering the atmosphere.

updated March 25, 2015

You can help. We make it easy!

In a Marin business with fresh food to donate? We’ll pick it up! Just click, email, or call.

Donate Food

Choose food trips that are convenient for you. There’s no minimum commitment.

Volunteer

In a Marin nonprofit? You can get the food you need, when you need it. Free of charge.

Receive Food

Community Spotlight

County Line Harvest

Our Food Donor of the Week is County Line Harvest​, a certified organic farm located in Petaluma near the Marin/Sonoma county line. We pick up donations of their wonderful produce—they focus primarily on a wide variety of greens—every Sunday at the Civic Center Market. And on several occasions, they’ve given us a terrific donation of lettuce, kale and chard directly from their farm! They are so generous and their healthy, fresh produce is beyond compare. What a difference they’re making for the people in our county who struggle with hunger. Check ‘em out! http://www.countylineharvest.com/

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Jo

Our Volunteer of the Week is Jo. Her favorite trip is to Ponsford’s Place Bakery, where she picks up their delicious pastries and drops them off to our recipients every Tuesday. Our recipients changed their delivery requirements a couple of times recently, but Jo was still able to deliver. Flexibility - a great quality in a great volunteer!

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Bay Area Community Resources - Bahia Vista School

Our Recipient of the Week is Bay Area Community Resources​ at Bahia Vista School. BACR provides the Family Center program at Bahia Vista in the Canal area of San Rafael—a high-priority area for ExtraFood. Parents attend parent meetings and classes and volunteer in the classrooms. ExtraFood will be providing food for their parent education classes every other Wednesday evening through our partnership with Lotus Cuisine. A multicultural collaboration! http://bacr.org/

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Supported in part by:

Marin Community Foundation County of Marin The San Francisco Foundation