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Author Archives:Stephanie Wooten

Jun 11, 2019 by Stephanie Wooten
Change is always difficult, but we were excited to make the move to a bigger office space earlier this month. The Plantory played a key role in the growth of GleanKY over the last 2.5 years. More than an office space, the Plantory provided endless opportunities for networking and collaboration and played host to many committee meetings, board meetings, and our annual open house. As GleanKY’s operations have grown to | Continue Reading
Mar 29, 2019 by Stephanie Wooten
We’ve been making friends with some wonderful people doing important food-systems work in the tri-state area for awhile now. When we were invited to participate in a panel discussion on Food Innovation at Memorial Hall in Cincinnati this week, we jumped on the opportunity to spend the day learning about the work being done to address food waste and food insecurity in the region.   Ben and I first traveled | Continue Reading
Oct 09, 2018 by Stephanie Wooten
  What is your name and what do you do? My name is Bob Baney and I am the owner/partner of RaceRise. RaceRise is a Kentucky based timing and race management company that believes in giving back. Our Signature Races all benefit worthy local charities in Central Kentucky. The local running community has been very supportive and charitable. During 2017-2018 we’ve worked with and provided donations for the following local | Continue Reading
Oct 09, 2018 by Stephanie Wooten
This is a question we’ve heard a few times this year and, we’re happy you asked! Burgers & Beats was our primary fundraiser for 5 years and, boy, did we have a great time putting it on every year. This year, we decided to give Burgers & Beats a break and try a couple other fundraising events:   We gave galas a try in September when we hosted The Garden | Continue Reading
Sep 04, 2018 by Stephanie Wooten
This op-ed was written by Kentucky’s Commissioner of Agriculture, Ryan Quarles. It has appeared in print in Kentucky Today, Georgetown News-Graphic, Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era, and Northern Kentucky Tribune.   In the book of Matthew, Jesus tells his listeners a parable, foreshadowing Judgment Day. In the middle of that story, the Son of Man says, “For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave | Continue Reading