Community Food Rescue is greeting Autumn with a new look and new opportunities. Help us win Edible DC Magazine's Community Choice Awards by voting online before October 1st! Check out our beautifully designed and easy-to-use new website. Join us for a fun and informative food safety training. And learn how the third generation of farmers at Butler's Orchard is helping our county feed more and waste less. Enjoy reading!
Vote to Help Us Win Edible DC's Community
Choice Award for Best Use of Surplus Food!
CFR has been selected as a finalist forEdibleDC Magazine's 2017 Community Choice Award! Winners are selected based on the amount of support gathered through online voting and we need your help! Vote for us at www.edibledc.com/awards before October 1st and show your support for CFR by doing these three easy things.
Explore CFR's New and Improved Website!
Check out our beautiful new website! Whether you are a food donor, volunteer food runner, recipient organization or just curious about food recovery, you can find great tips, how-to-videos and other tools that are tailored to you. With safety as our first priority, we've made it easy for you to access food safety information in a pinch!
Test your knowledge of food safety at home and for participating in Community Food Rescue at one of our upcoming food safety trainings.Trainings on October 17, January 18 and April 11 will feature fun quizzes, mock safety runs, and great information. Get helpful tips on how to keep food safe for consumption and avoid it becoming landfill waste. As a bonus, if you sign up for the October training, you'll get a tour of Manna Food Center!
The trainings are FREE, and it's easy to preregister.
Remembering Bill Franz, One of CFR's First Champions
The CFR network recently lost one of our biggest champions, Bill Franz. Bill was one of our first volunteers, and his willingness to help in any way possible exemplified his selfless and giving nature.
Manna's CEO Jackie DeCarlo reflects on Bill's contributions.
CFR Talks Food Rescue with Tyler Butler of Butler's Orchard
No farmer wants to see the fruits of their labor go to waste. In a recent interview, third-generation farmer Tyler Butler shared thoughts on family farming and his motivation to join the Community Food Rescue network.