harvesting for the hungry


The vendors at the Lexington Farmers’ Market are some of GleanKY’s longest-standing supporters – back in the summer of 2010, GleanKY volunteers approached farmers at the market to ask what they did with all that produce they had left over at the end of a week at the market. So often, the answer was ‘sometimes we can take it somewhere to donate’ or ‘we wish there was an easier way to get our | Continue Reading
We’re looking for individuals who have a passion for our work and aren’t shy about sharing it with others! Sound like you? Our Outreach Team supports GleanKY’s mission by promoting our work at tabling events, speaking engagements, and networking events. And, joining the Team is easy!   At each of the following trainings, we’ll walk through the basics of how we share our message and everyone will leave with the tools | Continue Reading
Hey everyone!   You may have heard of Glean League. If you follow our blog or social media, there have been mentions of our Glean League and asks for people to join. So what is it exactly? Glean League is a monthly donor membership. It is an investment in our mission and trust in our vision. It is one of the best ways to show your support to GleanKY. We | Continue Reading
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