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Jun 27, 2017 by Jordan Engel
For those who have ever volunteered with GleanKY before, you know how helpful boxes can be. We gleaners are many things—harvesters, drivers and movers—and it’s in the moving of fruits and vegetables that boxes become quite handy.   Many of our volunteers gather up their own boxes prior to gleaning, and that’s fantastic! But for those who don’t know where else to procure boxes, GleanKY is fortunate to have a | Continue Reading
Jun 01, 2017 by Jordan Engel
June is the month that many of our seasonal gleaning opportunities, like farms and farmers markets, really start in earnest. Check out some of the ways you can be involved below:   Farmers’ Markets One way that you can get involved is by helping us glean at the Lexington Farmers’ Market on Southland Drive every Sunday. We need 4-6 volunteers to meet us at the market each Sunday at 1:45pm | Continue Reading
May 10, 2017 by Jordan Engel
Whether at the farmers market, in the back of the grocery store, or on the farm – wherever you find food waste happening, you’ll likely find GleanKY. Now, you might even find us at your CSA pickup. This season, we’ve started gleaning two CSA programs in Lexington – one at Growing Together Preschool and the other at the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government Center.   There are a number of reasons | Continue Reading
Apr 28, 2017 by Jordan Engel
Want to glean in Lexington this May? Opportunities abound! Here are some of the ways you can help scrap hunger and food waste:   Mondays at 10am – Glean Lucky’s Market and deliver to Moveable Feast and Embrace Church. Mondays at 3pm – Glean Fresh Market and deliver to Lighthouse Ministries. Wednesdays at 2pm – Glean Fresh Market and deliver to Main Street Baptist Church. Thursdays at 10am – Glean | Continue Reading
Mar 29, 2017 by Jordan Engel
Would you give an hour or two of your time to combat food waste and hunger? Volunteers are needed to help glean and deliver food in Lexington the following times in April: Thursday 4/6 @ 10am – Fresh Thyme Monday 4/10 @ 10am – Lucky’s Market Monday 4/10 @ 12pm – Lucky’s Market Wednesday 4/12 @ 3pm – Fresh Market Thursday 4/13 @ 10am – Lucky’s Market Thursday 4/13 @ | Continue Reading