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Food Forward Recruiting Volunteers at Mar Vista Farmers’ Market

The nonprofit runs a Farmers Market Recovery Program that collects fresh produce donated by farmers at the end of the market day. They’ll be seeking sign up volunteers at the Mar Vista Market on March 3.

The four-year-old nonprofit organization Food Forward runs a Farmers Market Recovery Program that collects fresh produce from farmers at the end of market day and donating it to agencies serving those in need.

Currently operating in four locations – including at both the Wednesday and Sunday Santa Monica markets -  Food Forward will seek recruits for its “Glean Teams” who collect and disperse the leftover food, at the Mar Vista Farmers’ Market on Sun. March 3.

For more information on Food Forward and the Farmers Market Recovery Program, visit http://foodforward.org/

Click here to read about the program in the Santa Monica Daily Press.

 

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