harvesting for the hungry

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[slideshow]On Thursday, August 4, Faith Feeds held a field trip adventure from the 2011 Sustainable Agriculture Educators Association conference being held in Lexington this week.  Faith Feeds Liaison, Shannon Baker, assisted in making this opportunity available.  The group visited Seedleaf’s London Ferrell Community Garden and then join Faith Feeds in touring and gleaning at Reed Valley Orchard and Glen Abner’s farm in Paris, KY.   It is a delight and honor to be a | Continue Reading
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