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Author Archives:Jordan Engel

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
Mar 02, 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
Feb 22, 2017 by Jordan Engel
In GleanKY’s goal to prevent food waste, our top priority is getting edible food into the hands of those who can use it. Occasionally, though, a portion of food that we gather is no longer good to eat. It’s either overripe, has mushy spots, or is seriously blemished, and may even have signs of mold or pests.   The volunteers who keep GleanKY running are all passionate people who are | Continue Reading