Most gleaning events take place
on weekends where gleaners
arrive in the fields around 8am
and are on their way home by
noon. Society of St. Andrew
makes all arrangements with
farmers, produce containers and
food distribution. All that
volunteer gleaners need to do is
show up. Volunteer groups are
encouraged to take food back to
agencies or programs that they
support in their local area.
People of all ages can glean.
Gleaners should be able to bend
over and should be able to bend
and lift several pounds of
It is important that the contact
person be reachable by phone
during day-time hours.
Most of our gleanings are in the
morning and last three to four
hours. Gleanings are scheduled
week days and on Saturdays.
If you have questions about when
local crops are available, we
would be happy to help.