harvesting for the hungry


  Join us Sunday, August 20 from 4-8 PM for Bluegrass Tomato Fest 2017!   This event is a celebration of home gardening, hosted by our friends Kathy Sink and Cindy Nabar (‘the tomato ladies’) at the Episcopal Church of the Resurrection (3220 Lexington Rd, Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356). Enjoy live music by The Local Honeys and The Sharecroppers, great food and drink from Napa Prime, rub elbows with Bill Best, taste the | Continue Reading
Because GleanKY runs on volunteer power, it’s important to document what everyone is up to. GleanKY’s Record-A-Gleaning form provides a way for us to keep track of where we’re gleaning, where we’re bringing food, and how much produce we’re collecting. For our data collecting procedure, it’s important that volunteers report their gleaning activity within 24 hours of their gleaning trip. To make this easier for you, we’ll show you how you | Continue Reading
This time of year is peak growing season, and it’s also a time when many of our volunteers happen to be out of town on vacation. That means that we need gleaners more than ever to help make sure that fresh produce in Lexington isn’t going to waste, and is helping to feed our neighbors. Check out some of the ways you can be involved below:   Grocery Stores Some of | Continue Reading
Teddi Twombly is an active member of GleanKY’s Franklin County chapter. She travels wherever she sees the need to glean and has played a huge role in rescuing produce from U.K. South Farm in Lexington, Hazelfield Farm in Owenton, and, of course, several locations around Frankfort. When did you start volunteering with GleanKY? 2015   Why do you glean? So edible food doesn’t go to waste and children in need | Continue Reading
July is already a busy month for gleaning, and it’s become even more so now that we are gleaning 6 days a week at Whole Foods. Check out some of the ways you can be involved below: Grocery Stores Some of the grocery stores you can help glean in Lexington this month include: Mondays at 10am: Glean Lucky’s Market and deliver to Moveable Feast and Embrace Church. Tuesdays at 10am: | Continue Reading