harvesting for the hungry
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    Your support of our work allows us to provide fresh produce to over 60 local feeding programs every year.
    Become a hero for the hungry – join us in the fight against hunger and food waste!

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    Two Problems, One Solution

    GleanKY helps combat food waste and hunger in Fayette County and throughout Kentucky.
    Learn why gleaning is so important.

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    Grow with GleanKY

    Attention Growers! GleanKY seeks to enable farmers to give back to their community with the fruits of their labor.
    Our trained volunteers will glean excess produce from farms, gardens, and orchards around Central Kentucky.

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    Ways to Give

    To continue the work of GleanKY in 2015, we need your financial support, either through a
    one-time gift or continued support. There are a lot of great ways your dollar can help.

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    Expand Our Horizons

    Want to join a GleanKY chapter in your county? To reach our goal of gleaning all of Kentucky,
    we need your help. Here’s how to engage in your community.

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    We're on the Radio!

    Hear past episodes of Lexington Food Justice Radio!

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    Your support of our work allows us to provide fresh produce to over 60 local feeding programs every year.
    Become a hero for the hungry – join us in the fight against hunger and food waste!

    Read More
  • slide1

    Two Problems, One Solution

    GleanKY helps combat food waste and hunger in Fayette County and throughout Kentucky.
    Learn why gleaning is so important.

    Read More
  • slide1

    Grow with GleanKY

    Attention Growers! GleanKY seeks to enable farmers to give back to their community with the fruits of their labor.
    Our trained volunteers will glean excess produce from farms, gardens, and orchards around Central Kentucky.

    Read More
  • slide1

    Ways to Give

    To continue the work of GleanKY in 2015, we need your financial support, either through a
    one-time gift or continued support. There are a lot of great ways your dollar can help.

    Read More
  • slide1

    Expand Our Horizons

    Want to join a GleanKY chapter in your county? To reach our goal of gleaning all of Kentucky,
    we need your help. Here’s how to engage in your community.

    Read More
  • slide1

    We're on the Radio!

    Hear past episodes of Lexington Food Justice Radio!

    Read More
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Before Lucky’s Market opened its doors to the Lexington public, GleanKY was working to build a relationship with this growing network of groceries out of Boulder, CO. Marketing themselves as “organic for the 99%” Lucky’s Market is committed to making fresh, healthy food accessible to everyone. Almost immediately, they were on-board with our mission to redistribute their excess produce to those in the Lexington community who couldn’t otherwise access their grocery. | Continue Reading
On June 17th, 2010, friends gathered at the Lexington Farmers Market to glean for the very first time. That day, a partnership was formed that would forever change the work of those farming and feeding in Central Kentucky.   Over the course of that first summer, farmers learned they no longer had to haul unsold produce back to their farms or plow under their harvest at the end of the | Continue Reading
GleanKY has seen many milestones in my 2 year tenure as Executive Director: hiring our first full time employee, hiring our second and third, moving into our first office space, outgrowing our first office space, holding our first volunteer orientation, forming our first Chapter, receiving our first large grant award. Most of these milestones aren’t sexy. They’re the result of hours of work by our board, our staff, and our | Continue Reading