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Author Archives:Jordan Engel

Dec 01, 2017 by Jordan Engel
Calling all new volunteers! This winter is a great time of year to see what gleaning is all about. And lucky for you, becoming a gleaner has never been easier! Since our regularly scheduled volunteer trainings have all concluded for the year, interested folks need only to visit our gleaning calendar, sign up for a day that fits their schedule, and let us know that you signed up for your | Continue Reading
Dec 01, 2017 by Jordan Engel
As a volunteer-driven movement, GleanKY wants to ensure that the experience of our volunteers is as fun, easy, and rewarding as it possibly can be. Let us know how we’re doing by filling out this short survey! All responses are anonymous.
Nov 06, 2017 by Jordan Engel
This time of year, as the growing season is winding up, and the holidays are approaching, we’re busy gleaning hardy fall crops from farmers fields and extra food from local grocery stores. Glean when you can, or, if you can make time your calendar, let us know if you want to take on a recurring weekly shift! Take a look at some of the ways you can be involved below: | Continue Reading
Sep 28, 2017 by Jordan Engel
Are you curious what gleaning is all about? Come to one of our upcoming volunteer trainings in Lexington to learn more about how you can help prevent food waste and fight hunger in our community. Simply put, gleaning and food redistribution depend on passionate volunteers who are willing to do the dirty work of rescuing food that would otherwise go to waste. It’s not glamorous. It can even smell weird | Continue Reading
Get ready, y’all! Fall crops are starting to come in, and on top of that, we’re adding more weekly grocery gleaning opportunities to the schedule! That means there are more ways than ever for you to help. So bring your family. Bring your best friend. Glean when you can, or, if you can make time your calendar, let us know if you want to take on a recurring weekly shift! Take | Continue Reading