Creating a more sustainable food system.

Hole Food Rescue facilitates the distribution of excess food from grocery stores, bakeries, farms, and several local businesses to organizations serving the at-risk, in-need residents of Teton County, WY. Thus reducing the amount of edible food sent to Bonneville County Landfill (101 miles away!) and increasing access to nutritious whole foods for community members in-need. 

While stocking and organizing the isles, participating food retailers set aside unsellable, yet edible food products in designated areas for HFR volunteers to pick-up.These food donations are collected by HFR volunteers on a daily basis and brought to the HFR Headquarters where it is sorted and organized for tailored donations. Weather permitting, you may find HFR volunteers biking food deliveries around town with a HFR bike trailer.


Our Mission.

Hole Food Rescue sources excess nutritious food and redistributes it to community organizations that get it those who need it most; aiming to reduce overall food waste and food insecurity in Teton County, WY.

 

Our Values.

At Hole Food Rescue, we live by our five core values:

  1. We show up
  2. We have fun
  3. We value our relationships
  4. We hold ourselves to high standards
  5. We go the extra mile 

320,000 lbs

of food prevented from entering the Bonneville County landfill

from June 24, 2013 to August 22, 2015

667 lbs

of food diverted per day 

on average


Good to know.

HFR and all donating businesses are protected from civil and criminal liabilities associated with donating food through the Good Samaritan Food Donation Act passed in 1996.

To find out more about the laws and liabilities visit Feeding America and Food Donation Connection