Food Recovery in Marin County: We pick up excess fresh food from businesses & organizations and immediately deliver it to nonprofits serving Marin’s most vulnerable children, adults, and families.

We've delivered more than 1,221,970 pounds of food to 92 sites serving thousands and we've started 21 new food programs with our partners across Marin County.

updated July 19, 2017

You can help. We make it easy!

In a Marin organization 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. A simple way to make a big difference!

Volunteer

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

Receive Food

Community Spotlight

A Fork Full of Earth

A farm-to-table catering business, A Fork Full of Earth crafts original, seasonally driven menus cultivated entirely from Marin and Sonoma County’s organic and transitional local farms and artisans. This month, in partnership with ExtraFood they initiated a special program offering their clients the option to purchase additional portions of their delicious dishes to donate to ExtraFood. What a wonderful way to give back to our community! Our friends at Mill Street Center were touched and grateful for their and their clients’ generous and delicious donation this weekend. We are so proud to partner with such a bighearted, community-minded business!

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Denise V. & Tom H.

In less than 6 months, Denise and Tom have already delivered over a half ton of food across Marin County. Starting out as volunteer food runners at the Sunday Marin Farmers Market, they have quickly joined the ranks of those special volunteers that jump in to fill some of our harder to fill weekly food trips. Just when we think no one will take a food trip, here come Denise and Tom to save the day. We’re so grateful to them for helping us to fill in the gaps and ensure that no need goes unfulfilled.

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Marin and Petaluma at Davidson Middle School

The Davidson “Clubhouse” serves students from Davidson during the school year and is open to all San Rafael youth ages 6-18 during the summer. Each day they offer a healthy snack and time and space for Club Members to complete their homework during “Power Hour.” They also have a Games Room, Art Room, Lounge, Media Room, and a sports and fitness program. We are delighted to support Boys & Girls Clubs with fresh donations from Nugget Market in Novato and Noah’s Bagels in Greenbrae!

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Marin Community Foundation County of Marin The San Francisco Foundation