harvesting for the hungry

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We look forward to another year of partnership with the Lexington Farmers Market and appreciate the wonderful support from the staff and growers. We ask Kentucky residents to learn more about the farmers markets and support our local growers who provide quality food and support to our community.
The air is crisp the branches nearly bare but you can still find apples here and there   Gleaning an orchard so others can eat   Can you believe people still live on the street?   It doesn’t seem right when we have so much   On things we rely sort of like a crutch   To get more and more is what we’ve been taught    take only what | Continue Reading
It has been a generous year full of fresh fruits and vegetables.  We are thankful for the bountiful donations from vegetable and orchard farmers, grocery stores and our neighbors.  As we are closing in on the final farm and orchard gleanings, we begin to preserve some of the bountiful fall harvest.  With the help of our gleaning volunteers, students from the Montesorri Middle School of KY, and new kitchen volunteers, we clean, roast, puree and season | Continue Reading
November 18 – Lexington Opera House No charge for admission; Donations will be taken at the door Gallery Hop Event Artwork by Homeless Veterans of Lexington.  Meet homeless vets and hear their stories. 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. Please Don’t Call Me Homeless, I Don’t Call You Homed Revised original play written and performed by men and women who have lived on the streets of Lexington 8:00 – 9:30 p.m. Sponsored | Continue Reading
Come to Good Foods Co-op tonight (Monday 10 October) to hear Ryan Koch of Seedleaf and Faith Feeds board members Bob McKinley and John Walker talk about putting the garden to bed for winter. Topics will include garden clean-up, cover crops, mulching, and overwintering cold-hardy plants. This is the third and final event in a series of garden talks sponsored by Good Foods Co-op this season. Time: 7:00-8:30 p.m. Cost: | Continue Reading