From hungry to healthy

Hope is in your hands.

Fresh fruits and vegetables are going to waste. There are thousands of hungry people in the Greater Kansas City area in need of nourishing, healthy food. Enter After the Harvest. We work to reduce waste, rescuing produce so it ends up on hungry families’ tables, instead of in a landfill or rotting in the field. But, we don’t do it alone. Thanks to thousands of volunteers, growers and financial donors, After the Harvest, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit,  brings apples, berries, squash, tomatoes, lettuce, carrots, potatoes, peaches and many other kinds of healthy fruits and vegetables, completely free of charge, to agencies feeding our hungry neighbors.

We can do more. You hold the power right in your own two hands.

Here’s how all of us, working together, can continue to rescue millions of pounds of healthy food for hungry people… 


Glean after the harvest, picking what’s left in farmers’ fields and orchards so nothing goes to waste.


Pick up already harvested leftover produce from farmers markets, farm stands and other locations.


Procure semi-truckloads of produce no longer destined for stores, usually due to slight imperfections.

Hunger isn’t on lockdown. Help us deliver nourishing produce to our hungry neighbors during this crisis and beyond.

2020 Volunteer Calendar gleaning, market pick-up sign-up dates are up and live. Sign up now for May to November.

Read about the need for gleaners in July, our new and growing partnerships and more in the latest news alert. 

Learn about our gleaning season at the resent Facebook Live Q and A hosted by Gleaning Network Manager Zach.

News of ATH feeding hungry people, reducing produce waste during the pandemic on KMBC, KCTV and WDAF. 

Your gift provides a certain future for ATH…and for you, a much-coveted Healthy Harvest Hero hat. Welcome aboard! 

Rescheduled to 2021. Join us June 12 for a county fair with flair! Blue ribbon buffet, live music and so much more.


CANCELLED! Eat Chipotle, help ATH. Burritos, tacos or the whole menu…July 8 from 4 to 8 p.m. 

Buy a “My Heart” bag at the Mission HyVee in June to support ATH as we bring health and hope to those in need.

Fresh produce fights diet-driven illnesses like diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure


With so many ways to give, glean, gather, grow and get involved, we can’t wait to welcome you to After the Harvest. Take your pick.


It doesn’t take much to do a lot. Your help is especially needed when so many are in need during this pandemic. One single dollar can provide more than eight pounds of produce. Every dollar supports gleaning and helps us bring in semi-truckloads of fresh produce that might otherwise be thrown away. Give today.


From families and groups, to individuals, organizations and corporations, After the Harvest volunteers glean, drive, manage events, fundraise and even represent us as Yambassadors. Find out how you can help.


It’s a simple mission, yet our impact is powerful. We fight hunger and improve nutrition with fresh produce that not only fills the belly, but also nourishes the body. All while reducing food waste.