We help farmers harvest their surplus crops to increase food security in Knox County.
Our volunteers work with local farmers, orchards, and backyard gardeners by collecting and distributing healthy local produce to food pantries and other food distribution sites. These efforts increase food security and decrease food waste.
Gleaning produce to increase food security by harvesting surplus crops in Knox County
Connecting Knox County farmers and neighbors in need with locally grown food
What We’ve Accomplished
In 2021, Knox County Gleaners:
Harvested, washed, and transported 22,183 pounds of food.
Distributed 88,732 servings, or $37,045 worth, of food.
Served 950 families throughout the season.
2022 harvest is underway, we are expecting another gretat year of providing fresh vegetables to our neighbors in Knox County.
Stay tuned to see the results of the 2022 harvest
We collaborate with very generous farms, orchards and growers in Knox County and beyond!
Learn more about our partners: