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Just like that, it seems like growing season is upon us!   We’ve gotten a handful of calls from farmers so far this year, but we only expect to be getting out on farms more and more in the coming months. Vital to the success of our farm gleaning during the summer and fall is having a great group of excited gleaners as part of our Rapid Response Teams. These | Continue Reading
Hello Friends, After two years as GleanKY’s Fayette County Service Coordinator, Jordan Engel is moving to Atlanta, GA with his partner as she pursues her Masters Degree in Public Health at Emory University. While we are saddened at the prospect of losing his knowledge, passion and camaraderie to the pecans and peaches of Georgia, we can’t wait to hear about his future endeavors as whatever Jordan chooses to do next, | Continue Reading
Join GleanKY on May 22 as we work to raise $5,000 through a LIVE Facebook Fundraiser! The fundraiser will take place from 6:00-8:00 PM. The event will be hosted by Twitch from Z Rock 103.3 and will be produced by BlueFrame Technology of Lexington, KY.   Throughout the evening, GleanKY will provide entertainment and information about their cause. The best part is that you can enjoy the fundraiser and participate | Continue Reading
  A little over two years ago, Lucky’s Market opened its doors in Lexington, providing a source of fresh produce in a part of the city that lacked a major grocery store. With the news this week that Lucky’s has decided to close, we’re saddened that our community will be losing such a good resource.   From the start, the Lucky’s staff have been amazing advocates for reducing food waste. | Continue Reading
Hey Everyone! Spring is FINALLY here! The sun is out, the snow is gone (better be!), and the flowers held on through the cold snaps. This is my first Spring with GleanKY and I am excited to see our peak season begin and see the Rapid Response calls come in. Soon I will be going on my first gleaning trip and will report on that. In the meantime, let’s talk | Continue Reading