Gleaning Days

We are organising 2 “gleaning” days in the Mid Devon area this autumn. We’ll be working with the organisation Feedback to harvest farm surpluses and redistribute them to charities in the area that work with vulnerable people.

The main idea is to raise awareness of food waste.

According to Feedback, somewhere between 20 and 40% of UK
fruit and veg fails to reach the shops (mainly due to excessive cosmetic

We would need to have 30%-50% under-25 year olds so we’d like every adult or 2 to bring a young person. If you might be interested in taking part please let me know.

We won’t know the date of the events until 1-2 weeks before – as it is always a last minute decision to not harvest the crop. It could be apples, root veg,
brassicas… who knows!