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May 04, 2016 by GleanKY
Hey there – thanks for reading! My name is Ben Southworth, and I’m the new(ish) Development Coordinator at GleanKY. In my two months of work here (so far), I’ve gotten to do a lot – I’ve gone gleaning, met countless volunteers, spoken to students at UK, sold seeds at the Berea Farmers’ Market, and even delivered a homily to the Unitarian Universalist Church of Lexington. This doesn’t even mention the days devoted to | Continue Reading
Apr 18, 2016 by GleanKY
  Harvest Season is upon us!  Are you ready to glean?   For 2016, GleanKY is forming a Rapid Response Farm Gleaning team to harvest at area farms.  Because these farm gleanings are often last minute, we want to create a base of dedicated volunteers who are available to glean with only a day’s notice.  Are you interested in becoming part of the Rapid Response Team?  Click the link to sign | Continue Reading
Mar 15, 2016 by GleanKY
  Are you ready to glean??  GleanKY invites YOU to our volunteer orientations on the 4th Thursday of each month, starting in March and running through September.  Do you want to harvest excess crops on farms?  Are you and your family interested in picking wind-fallen apples at the orchard?  Like Lucky’s?  Want to glean there?  Come and learn more about our tremendous organization and get involved! Click here to sign | Continue Reading
Feb 18, 2016 by GleanKY
  (Kristy Maggard and Rob Walker of Good Foods with GleanKY’s Gleaning Coordinator)   As one of original gleaning sources, the Good Foods Co-op continues to donate fresh produce to the Lexington Community.  Founded in 1972, Good Foods brought the cooperative grocery store model to Lexington.  The store is community owned and community supported.  Embracing local farms and local producers since the beginning, Good Foods stocks their shelves full of | Continue Reading
Feb 04, 2016 by GleanKY
GleanKY is proud to share our 2015 Annual Report. Our mission and its impact have continued to grow year after year because of our dedicated volunteers and supporters. We can’t wait to see what the future holds.