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

We've delivered more than 634,179 pounds of food to 72 sites serving thousands and prevented over 51,796 pounds of methane from entering the atmosphere.

updated July 23, 2016

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!


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

Based in Fairfax, this farm-to-table organic catering business crafts original menus that are driven by what’s in season, and cultivated entirely from Marin and Sonoma County’s organic, local farms and artisans. They cater big events and smaller events such as birthday parties or picnics. Check out their website for sample menus!

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Julie D.

Julie has been an ExtraFood volunteer for almost 2 1/2 years, and so far she has rescued more than 2 1/2 tons of food. Yowza! We’re grateful to Julie for her long-time dedication to our cause, our partners, and the vulnerable people we’re serving together.

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The Family Center

Part of Homeward Bound of Marin, the Family Center is the only emergency shelter for homeless families in the county, providing shelter for 9 families for up to 6 months. Activities there include counseling, support for job search and housing search, tutoring, and of course food assistance. Family Center is an important resource in the community and one of the 7 Homeward Bound sites we deliver to.

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Supported in part by:

Marin Community Foundation County of Marin The San Francisco Foundation