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Volunteers like Garth Lehman enable GleanKY to fulfill our mission of keeping produce from going to waste and making sure that it gets to people who need it. Garth has been volunteering with GleanKY for years and makes weekly gleaning trips to Good Foods Co-op, many times with his grandson Paxton in tow. This year alone, Garth has gleaned nearly 1500 Lbs. of produce for Rosie Phillips and Hope Center | Continue Reading
We’re excited to introduce to you our new AmeriCorps VISTA, Madison McRill, who will be working with us for the next twelve months to conduct our annual program evaluation, improve our communication between counties, and much, much more. Read a quick message from her, saying hello!   “Hi there! My name is Madison McRill, and I am the current Community Outreach and Development Coordinator over here at GleanKY. You might | Continue Reading
GleanKY invites you to the first annual GleanKY’s premier fundraiser will be held at Fairyhouse Hall on September 15 from 6-10:30 PM. Guests will enjoy a cocktail hour with food and drink tasting stations and a 3-course dinner prepared with locally sourced ingredients by Fairyhouse Hall’s own Shane Haffey. The Bent Penny Band will provide the tunes throughout the evening and Food Network’s Jason Smith will be in attendance to | Continue Reading
This op-ed was written by Kentucky’s Commissioner of Agriculture, Ryan Quarles. It has appeared in print in Kentucky Today, Georgetown News-Graphic, Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era, and Northern Kentucky Tribune.   In the book of Matthew, Jesus tells his listeners a parable, foreshadowing Judgment Day. In the middle of that story, the Son of Man says, “For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave | Continue Reading
  Kentucky Bank supports GleanKY to provide food to those in need.   Hunger is a fact of life everywhere, in every county, in Kentucky.  The organization, GleanKY (gleanky.org) is making a difference. Kentucky Bank and GleanKY combined efforts to help make a difference helping food-insecure individuals in Central Kentucky.   GleanKY and Kentucky Bank have similar service areas in Central Kentucky. Glean distributes food to many agencies that provide | Continue Reading