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Author Archives:Rachael Dupree

Apr 26, 2017 by Rachael Dupree
  The work GleanKY does wouldn’t be possible without all the amazing volunteers who take time out of their day to pick up and deliver the food. Last year, our volunteers went on 920 gleaning trips over the span of 364 days. This is definitely a group effort—no one person can do it alone! We want to take time each month to spotlight all the veggie wranglers who make gleaning possible | Continue Reading
Apr 20, 2017 by Rachael Dupree
The beginning quarter of 2017 has been exciting in many ways for GleanKY. We’ve set our sights upon expanding our gleaning program, are in the process of adding a new van to our soon-to-be fleet of two, and are partnering with FoodChain to make even more food available to our recipients. For me, though, it’s been exciting for different—if not selfish—reasons.   This year, GleanKY welcomed me on board as | Continue Reading
Apr 04, 2017 by Rachael Dupree
Did you know that every year GleanKY compiles an annual report, letting you know about our accomplishments for the year and how that fits into our vision for the future? Our 2016 Annual Report is now online and ready for viewing. In it you’ll find a letter from our executive director Stephanie Wooten, information about our geographic expansion, and stats about how much we gleaned and where. (Spoiler alert: We’ve | Continue Reading
Mar 14, 2017 by Rachael Dupree
Did you miss this year’s Heirloom Seed Sale? Not to worry, we still have seeds in supply to help you get your garden started. Use this opportunity before spring sets in to order GleanKY’s heirloom seeds online or via one of our pop-ups taking place in March and April. Order Seeds Online Ordering heirloom seeds from GleanKY online is simple: View available seeds here: https://tinyurl.com/gleankyseeds Send your order to info@gleanky.org. Pay for | Continue Reading
Feb 24, 2017 by Rachael Dupree
If you’re eager to plant some Brandywine tomatoes after our last installment of “Life Of A Seed” and you want to know what else you can plant in your garden, look no farther than the Kentucky Wonder Pole Bean. The Kentucky Wonder is an ancient pole bean that can be traced all the way back to the mid-1800s and is stringless when harvested young. The awe-inspiring trait of this bean is | Continue Reading