Food Sharing and Redistribution

It’s estimated that 50% of food in America ends up being wasted. These groups make sure local, healthy food is saved and redistributed.

Find about opportunities to feed yourself and help end hunger in Long Beach.

Food Finders

Food rescue program that works with businesses and large institutions to gather food that would be wasted and re-distributes it to food banks.

Food Banks

This document lists food banks and hot meals in Long Beach.

LB Fresh Crop Swap

A free monthly event on the first Saturday of the month to exchange backyard and garden-grown fruits and vegetables. Contact us for info on current swaps, and how to start your own sharing networks in your neighborhood to help reduce food waste.

Harvest Partners LB

Grow, gather and share fresh produce from home gardens to be donated to food banks and other charitable projects.

Food Forward

This project currently rescues produce from the Sunday farmers market and re-distributes to food banks.

Food Not Bombs

Cook and share vegan/vegetarian meals on Friday afternoons.
Locations vary. Contact

Feeding Long Beach

Volunteer group that packs free meals to distribute to those in need.

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