Serving North Carolina and South Carolina

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In 2021, through September:
5,194,707 pounds of food gleaned and distributed
15,584,121 servings of fresh food shared
656 events held to rescue and share food
3,250 volunteers engaged in hands-on service
459 recipient agencies and partners

Since 1992, the Society of St. Andrew has operated a statewide, volunteer-driven Gleaning Network that coordinates with local farmers, thousands of volunteers, and food providing agencies. Our North Carolina Gleaning Network is going strong, salvaging over five million pounds of fresh produce for the hungry each year. In this agriculturally diverse state, gleaners work to salvage everything from strawberries to sweet potatoes to collard greens.

Through the North Carolina Gleaning Network, we coordinate volunteers across the state who actually enter fields under after farmers have finished harvesting and simply pick up the tons of good produce left behind. Our volunteers represent groups from various church denominations, synagogues, youth groups, other civic organizations, individuals, and inner city residents.

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How happy will our local agencies be to receive SEEDLESS muscadines from Killdeer Farm in Kings Mountain?  VERY happy!  In all, 3,000 pounds of beautiful, seedless muscadines went to agencies in Mecklenburg and York counties, including our friends at Caterpillar Ministries who snapped this great picture!

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They were very sweet! I may or may not have eaten, more than one container on the way back.😆🍇😉😉

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Location and Job TitleHours and PayStart DateRespond toEmailDetails
North Carolina (Northeast NC & Southeast VA) Area Gleaning CoordinatorAverage of 15 hours/week, not to exceed 40/week, up to 780 hours/year, $9.50/hourImmediatelyMichael Binger, Regional DirectorContact EmailPDF