It’s Not Just About Food!

It’s Not Just About Food!

How do you turn 1,000 pounds of packaged produce into one small bag of garbage? Glean Kentucky is about feeding people but that’s not all we do!  The first thing we do is rescue produce from landfills.  As this wonderful infographic from The National Resources Defense...
Grocery Gleaners Needed in Bowling Green!

Grocery Gleaners Needed in Bowling Green!

Volunteers needed! Spring has sprung and slowly but surely we are restarting retail grocery gleaning in Bowling Green!  So far, in 2022, we have been able to redirect over 7,000 pounds of produce from landfills to families in need.  Adding the retail grocery gleaning...
Life Unplanned: Volunteers Needed!

Life Unplanned: Volunteers Needed!

A Great Start We gleaned retail grocery for three days. I was over-the-moon at the quality and amount of produce we rescued and donated. Lifting the produce boxes was challenging but it felt good at the end of the day. The food pantries were thrilled and the process...
Volunteers Needed in Bowling Green!

Volunteers Needed in Bowling Green!

Retail grocery gleaning has begun! Glean Kentucky has partnered with Feeding American, Kentucky’s Heartland (FAKH) to bring retail produce gleaning to Warren County. FAKH knows how to move food to where it needs to be. They have an amazing warehouse in Elizabethtown...
South Central Volunteers Needed!

South Central Volunteers Needed!

Retail grocery gleaning will officially begin in the South-Central region in January! When I first joined the Glean Kentucky team, I was thrilled that three things I cared deeply about were found in one job: food equity, reducing landfills, and fruits/vegetables. I’ve...