harvesting for the hungry


Erica Horn discussed Faith Feeds on “Sunny Side Up” with Sylvia Lovely and Chef Jeremy Ashby Saturday, July 30th on WLAP-630.  Along with Jim Embry from Sustain Lex, they discussed local food issues and what is being done to improve and connect communities in need. Sylvia refers to a recent article in the NY Times – Local Food Has Been No Easy Sell in Appalachia Click here to listen to the show.
Saturday, July 23rd, Faith Feeds was honored to host 15 students and 3 staff from the Governor’s Scholars Program.  In their 4th week of the program, the students and staff  traveled to Lexington where they learned about The Croft, a community garden at Beaumont Presbyterian Church; traveled to the Bluegrass Famers Market off Boston Road to purchase produce for lunch; and the students met the Farmers who are generous supporters of | Continue Reading
Faith Feeds began by inviting to the table many people and organizations involved in feeding the hungry to discuss needs in Lexington. Susie Basham, Development Coordinator at God’s Pantry was one of them. This year Faith Feeds is able to provide more donated food to God’s Pantry due to new sources which provide donations of large quantities. “I just wanted you to know that our dietitian took some of the | Continue Reading
This Saturday, July 16th Faith Feeds will be exhibiting at the Field to Fork Festival at Halcomb’s Knob Farm just 6 miles from I-75 just outside Berea in Paint Lick.   The owners of the farm strive to provide a variety activities to the community at-large. The Field to Fork Festival is a celebration of the diversity of locally produced food and farm products and education about the skills and resources needed to sustain eco-communities. The festival will | Continue Reading
This week, Faith Feeds volunteers collected and distributed over 1,000 lbs. — half a ton! — of fresh produce! In addition to the regular collection from the many weekly farmers markets around Lexington, Faith Feeds received the following donations from local farmers: Many, many thanks to our donors, volunteers, and recipients (who have to find somewhere to put all this food)!