Food Recovery in Marin County: By rescuing excess fresh food from businesses and immediately delivering it to nonprofits serving Marin’s most vulnerable children, adults, and families, we address the critical issues of hunger, wasted food, and global warming.

We've delivered 2,374,333 pounds of food to 115 sites in Marin, preventing 195,131 pounds of methane from warming our planet & reaching 8,000+ people every month.

updated November 08, 2018

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Community Spotlight

Mulberry Street Pizzeria

Congratulations to our Food Donor of the Week, Mulberry Street Pizzeria! A family-owned business in San Rafael, Mulberry Street Pizzeria is one of Marin’s favorite destinations for award-winning, homemade pizzas, soups, salads and pasta dishes. Chef/owner Ted Rowe and his staff have served delicious, innovative dishes to delight Marin locals and visitors for over 30 years. The newest member of our Community Meals program, Mulberry Street Pizzeria makes some of their favorite pizzas especially for ExtraFood to donate every week. We are thrilled to welcome them to the ExtraFood family!

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Annie L.

Let’s hear it for our Volunteer of the Week, Annie L.! Annie has been a loyal ExtraFood volunteer food runner for 4 of our 4.5 years of operation. In that time she has completed nearly 90 food trips and recovered over 5,000 pounds of food. She takes on regular, weekly food trips and also jumps in to cover spontaneous food trips whenever she can. She currently owns our weekly trip from Barton’s Bagels to the San Francisco Theological Seminary. Students can’t learn when they’re hungry, so the students and their families truly appreciate her consistent deliveries of yummy bagels every Monday. We at ExtraFood appreciate her big heart and commitment to our mission to end food waste and hunger in Marin.

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The Phoenix Project of Marin

Congratulations to our Recipient of the Week, The Phoenix Project of Marin! Formed in 2009, The Phoenix Project is a collaborative community program that provides integrated mentoring and training services for at-risk young males and adults through its Community Connections Center in Marin City. The Phoenix Project received an “Innovation Award” in 2011 from the Department of Housing and Development as an innovative program assisting at-risk youth to better integrate into the community. We are delighted to welcome them to ExtraFood and support their program with tasty weekly food donations from Mulberry Street Pizzeria.

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