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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.

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Veggie Rescue looking for volunteers

Veggie Rescue has put out a call for volunteers. The nonprofit that gleans produce from local farms and the Solvang Farmers Market, and delivers it for schools, senior centers, and others in need, is looking for expand its volunteer base. (Full Article)

Amy Derryberry aims high as Veggie Rescue’s first executive director

SYV Fruit & Vegetable Rescue, better known as “Veggie Rescue” to Valley residents who regularly see its colorful truck making the rounds, is in for some major changes if Amy Derryberry has her way. (Full Article)

A trip to bountiful helps the hungry

Feb 31, 2013–The effort is not competitive, she said, but cooperative between a variety of organizations and agencies like Santa Ynez Fruit and Veggie Rescue and California Association of Food Banks…. (Full Article)

Veggies to the rescue

July 5, 2012–Veggie Rescue is a Valley non-profit and the brainchild of Delaney. The mission is simple: “We redirect and ‘glean’ local produce from farms, farmers markets, home gardens and orchards and deliver them to organizations in need at no cost to them,” he says. (Full Article)

Especially Grateful

August 9, 2012–First, a big thank you to all of the staff and officials at the City of Buellton for their support in making it possible to put on a recreational event of this caliber. Thank you to all of the dedicated volunteers from the Church at the Crossroads for providing an awesome assortment of water slides and wading pools. Thanks to all the groups and individuals who participated by having a display or table: Buellton Chamber of Commerce/Visitors Bureau, Buellton Medical Center, Buellton Senior Center, Jim Smith, Neary Chiropractic, PAWS, The Ranch Church, South Coast Karate, SYV Botanic Garden Foundation, SYV Fruit and Veggie Rescue, Valley Alternative Healing and Stuart C. Gildred Family YMCA. (Full Article)