Meet Our New Field Coordinator!

Meet Our New Field Coordinator!

Hello, I’m Malik McCalpine. I’m extremely excited to say that I’m working with Glean Kentucky as the new Central Kentucky Coordinator. I am originally from the vibrant city of Lexington, Kentucky, and a proud alumnus of Union Commonwealth University....
Gleaning is Good for the Planet

Gleaning is Good for the Planet

Food waste is a big problem for people and the environment, but it’s one we are working to solve!  This Earth Day, as we reflect on humankind’s relationship with the planet, is a great time to consider the importance of initiatives like gleaning that mitigate the...
Looking Back on 14 Years of Glean Kentucky

Looking Back on 14 Years of Glean Kentucky

Today marks fourteen years since Glean Kentucky’s founding!  Over the years, Glean Kentucky has been through many changes: we grew from a volunteer-run initiative to a staffed nonprofit organization, changed our name a few times, established gleaning networks in three...
Meet Isaiah—Our Summer Marketing Assistant!

Meet Isaiah—Our Summer Marketing Assistant!

Isaiah Smith has joined the GleanKY team through Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government’s Summer Youth Job Training Program. Isaiah will be serving as our Marketing Assistant and brings tremendous energy and determination to our team. We are grateful for the...
We Need Grocery Gleaners For February!

We Need Grocery Gleaners For February!

Would you give an hour or two of your time to combat food waste and hunger? Volunteers are needed to help glean and deliver food in Lexington the following times this month: Wednesday 2/1 @ 2pm – Fresh Market Thursday 2/2 @ 10am – Lucky’s Market...