General / Logisitics

All articles related to general logistics or procedures from successful models to standout project strategies.

General / Logisitics

Record Keeping Best Practices

Good record keeping is critical to long-term success of any gleaning program.

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Location-Specific Donation Boxes

Take advantage of your community! WWCH partnered with two religious institutions to establish fresh produce donation bins at each location.

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Starting a Seed Library

Why start a seed library in your community? Click to learn about all the potential opportunities!

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Economical Harvesting: Tools and Methods

You can find economical harvesting tools anywhere with a little creativity and resourcefulness!

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Smart Steps to Farmer Relations

Talk straight, build trust, follow through with your word, do what works for the farm as done successfully in Skagit Valley

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Harvest Tools

There are a variety of tools that are helpful when gleaning. Learn. how to create your own and what tools you might want to purchase

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Basic Gleaning Program Logistics

The 211 on coordinating a gleaning event! What everyone should know

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Harvesting Produce

Always check with the farmer or gardener to determine if crops are to be picked selectively or harvested completely. Also, ask if there’s a preferred harvesting technique. Learn about how to harvest certain crops here.

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Walla Walla Gleaning Model

What to ask growers, how to organize volunteers, how to move produce, how to best record volunteerism & food transactions, as well as, everything in between!

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