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Nov 01, 2017 by Ben Southworth
  GleanKY is fortunate to be the beneficiary of not one but TWO big races this November! We’re excited to receive support for a second year on November 18, 2017 from The Gobbler Half Marathon, 10-Miler, and 10K as organized by our talented friends at RaceRise. We’re also grateful to be one of the charities chosen for support through the 34th Annual Thoroughbred Classic on Thanksgiving morning.   There are | Continue Reading
Sep 27, 2017 by Ben Southworth
  We’re so proud to announce that GleanKY co-founder and Board President, Erica Horn, is the winner of the Kentucky Nonprofit Network’s 2017 Board Leadership Award! From KNN’s press release:    ‘Erica Horn, board chair of GleanKY in Lexington will receive the 2017 Outstanding Board Leadership Award. The award highlights the work of a board leader who is strategic-thinking and works cooperatively to further the mission of an organization and | Continue Reading
  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
May 01, 2017 by Ben Southworth
If you’re free on the evening of May 25, we could use your help!   GleanKY will be the recipient of all tips from pouring beer at Thursday Night Live on May 25. This is a big event, with thousands of people in attendance regularly—it serves as a great chance for GleanKY to raise money and spread the word about the work we do.   With so many thirsty attendees, | Continue Reading
Apr 06, 2017 by Ben Southworth
  UPDATE: Hear our first show back on the air with Stephanie Wooten and Dr. Keiko Tanaka!   After several months of reruns, I’m excited to announce that new episodes of Lexington Food Justice Radio will begin airing Friday mornings at 10 AM on WLXU. If you live in Lexington (especially within New Circle Road), you can tune into the terrestrial broadcast on 93.9 FM – if you live further | Continue Reading