harvesting for the hungry


We can’t believe we’re already 8 years old! We’re looking forward to many more years of rescuing fresh produce and nourishing Kentucky’s hungry. Join in the celebration with one (or two!) of these 8 ways to show GleanKY some love.   1. Volunteer with Us There are so many ways to volunteer with us. You can help us by gleaning groceries, farms, orchards, farmers’ markets, and gardens – find out how to | Continue Reading
  Do you want to become a gleaner? In order to accomplish GleanKY’s mission of preventing food waste and nourishing Kentuckians, we rely on the help of our dedicated volunteer base—people like you! While gleaning is really pretty easy, there are a few things we need to go over before you get started. All trainings will last under an hour and include:     an introduction to our staff how our gleaning model | Continue Reading
In 2017, we focused on intentional growth. We shared the gleaning model with communities in 15 different counties. We established regularly scheduled gleaning trips in 3 additional counties to increase the predictability of our services. We sought out recipients in communities where we only had sources of produce to ensure that local food fed local people.   567 volunteers joined us in this effort in 2017 and in 2018, we | Continue Reading
Hi everyone! This is my first post as the new Development Director here at GleanKY. I am excited for this challenging, yet rewarding, position. GleanKY has always been on my radar as an organizations to work for. I have always admired the work they have done for the community and the growth they have achieved in their (relatively) short 8 years in the Bluegrass region.   Before working here, I | Continue Reading
Working with GleanKY these last two years has been a total dream – I’ve been so grateful to put my education to work right out of school, to meet the incredible people in and around the organization, and to contribute to something so vitally important in our community. Fundraising was not necessarily where I saw myself before landing this job, but I have genuinely enjoyed being challenged by this work | Continue Reading