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Author Archives:Jordan Engel

Apr 11, 2018 by Jordan Engel
Last year, GleanKY excitedly attended the inaugural International Gleaners Symposium in Salt Lake City. We came back from that conference inspired and reassured that we’re not alone in this work. Last week, we met with our gleaner friends from around the country (and Canada) last weekend in Atlanta to once again inspire and learn from one another.   About 16 organizations were represented at the 2nd annual symposium. Some, like | Continue Reading
Feb 23, 2018 by Jordan Engel
    Do you want to become a gleaner? In order to accomplish GleanKY’s mission of preventing food waste and nourishing Kentuckians, we rely on the help of our dedicated volunteer base—people like you! While gleaning is really pretty easy, there are a few things we need to go over before you get started. All trainings will last under an hour and include:     an introduction to our staff how our gleaning | Continue Reading
New Volunteers   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 | Continue Reading
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.