I Love to Glean is a non-profit corporation formed for the purpose of partnering with others to facilitate countywide food recovery systems that increase the capacity for recovery and distribution of otherwise wasted food to agencies serving those in need. We work directly with feeding agencies and kitchens who then distribute to end clients.


In 2013 Karen Clay started looking at the food recovery systems in San Diego County and in 2014 worked with the founder of Harvest CROPS to incorporated and create business into a nonprofit. She has been an active participant with the SDFSA since 2014. 2018 to 2020 Karen worked as General Manager of Senior Gleaners of San Diego County. Incorporated I Love to Glean in April of 2020.

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