Hidden harvest sign hanging from fruit tree.

The Robin Hoods of Food Waste

Gleaning, the practice of harvesting food that would otherwise go to waste on public and private property, has made an appearance in the New Yorker Magazine this month. The short article discusses the finer points of gleaning, including potential legal ramifications. The article also includes a list of common gleanings from Jennifer Jans, “outreach raccoon” for Hidden Harvest in Ottawa. A great read as we head into harvesting season…