Unlike typical gleaning programs, PAR participants fill both gleaner and donor roles. As with gleaning from commercial operations, PAR has its own liability considerations, though much simplified.
Once you have a clear mission to use when recruiting gardeners here are a few ideas for getting the word out.
When asking the community to grow extra produce to feed their neighbors the barriers to entry for the individual gardener will be the cost of plant starts and seed, space and inputs, time and motivation.
The Plant a Row program was introduced in the Tri-Cities in 2010 as part of the Harvest Against Hunger produce recovery effort. The program has been embraced by the community in many ways. Some of which have broadened the reach from its original conception.