To glean in your area, you need three things:
- Connections with local farmers who may have surplus
- Access to keen volunteers who are able to harvest the surplus at short notice
- Organisations or groups who are able to accept donations of fresh produce
The gleaning toolkit is an in-depth resource for anyone looking to start gleaning in their local area and it is document you can refer to again and again to ensure the smooth running of your future gleaning days! If you are not sure if gleaning is for you, click ‘Is Gleaning for Me’ to take our gleaning quiz.