Backline Partners

With most restaurants closed due to COVID-19 along with high unemployment food donations have become increasingly challenging. Our food comes from a variety of sources restaurant excess, farmer donations, grocery store excess, public food drives, and direct purchase. Here are some partners we have been working with.

The Council of Peoples Organization (COPO) is a non-profit organization in New York City serving the South Asian community providing multiple services. Through our broad range of programs, we help to fulfill the dreams of Asian Americans and our other neighbors across New York City.

Brooklyn Grange farms rooftops, builds green spaces, and promotes sustainable living and local ecology through food, education, and events. We believe that social enterprise is a powerful driver of positive change, and that businesses should be a nourishing part of their community. 

Brooklyn Packers is a Black, worker-owned food distribution cooperative, operating through a food justice lens. With more than 10 years experience sourcing, packing & distributing for delivery companies and organizations that champion fresh and healthy food.

FLATBUSH FARM SHARE CSA is a community supported agriculture project (CSA) that operates in the 11226 zip code area and is open to all Brooklyn residents.

A CSA is a community of people who buy produce directly from a local farmer. CSA members run the administrative side of the project together as volunteers and so receive fresh produce at a great price, while supporting their local food system.

City Harvest is New York City’s largest food rescue organization, helping to feed the nearly 1.2 million New Yorkers who are struggling to put meals on their tables. We will rescue 71 million pounds of food this year and deliver it, free of charge, to hundreds of food pantries, soup kitchens and other community partners across the five boroughs. Our programs help food-insecure New Yorkers access nutritious food that fits their needs and desires; increase our partners’ capacity; and strengthen the local food system, building a path to a food-secure future for all New Yorkers.