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We redirect or "glean" local produce from farms, farmers markets, home gardens, and orchards and deliver it to charitable organizations and school lunch programs in Santa Barbara, Santa Ynez and Santa Maria. All at no charge to the recipients.

Produce Pounds to Date: 615,445lbs!!

Food Budget $ Savings: $1,077,028.75

Nutritional Value: Priceless

  • VeggieRescue Law

    Good Samaritan

    United States “Good Samaritan” Law Liability Issues On October 1, 1996, President Clinton signed the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food …

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  • VeggieRescue Home

    Home Gleaning

    Do you have an excess of fruit on your trees or vegetables in your Garden? Contact us We are a …

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  • Farms VeggieRescue


    Thank you to our produce suppliers Apple Lane Farm El Rancho Market Ellwood Canyon Farms Finley Farms Organic Mission Nueva …

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  • SeniorCenter VeggieRescue


    BUELLTON SENIOR CENTER • Meals on Wheels, senior lunch program and Cool Veggie refrigerator program CASA ESPERANZA • Santa Barbara Homeless Shelter NOAH’S …

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  • Bunch Carrots VeggieRescue


    What Is Gleaning? Gleaning has been around for thousands of years. See Wikipedia …….. In recent years there has been …

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