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GleanSLO Mission: Rescuing nature's bounty for the benefit of our community

GleanSLO Vision: Through the act of harvesting and sharing food, we connect and nourish our community to build stronger relationships and a deeper appreciation for our food
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You're Invited to a GleanSLO Garden Party!

Sunday, June 7 | 2:00 - 4:00 pm
UCCE Master Gardeners Seven Sisters Garden in San Luis Obispo


Click here to RSVP on our harvest calendar
 

GleanSLO Volunteers and Partners are invited to enjoy a relaxed afternoon to socialize and celebrate the GleanSLO community!  There will be light refreshments provided and a short presentation at 2:30. We want to thank you for all you do for GleanSLO and our community.

We will also be bidding farewell to our incredible Program Coordinator Jeanine Lacore during the event. Jeanine is heading out on a grand adventure and her last day with GleanSLO is June 19! Please help us send her off with love, hugs and appreciation for all she has done to build GleanSLO over the last 3 years.

Please RSVP by Thursday, June 4. 

Looking forward to seeing you there! 

-GleanSLO Team

Hunger Awareness Day is June 5, 7am-7pm
It's fun and easy to get involved!

The goal of the day is to ask our community to donate ONE DOLLAR on this ONE DAY out of the year to help us feed the 44,000 hungry individuals of SLO County. 
  • Sign up to Volunteer at the Downtown SLO site with GleanSLO
  • Collect donations at your business by hosting a Hunger Awareness money box
  • Join us on Friday, June 5th to show your support by making a donation in person at Union Bank in downtown SLO, 7am-7pm
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  • 44,000 people in our community struggle with hunger
  • That means 1 in 6 of your neighbors who are food insecure, often not knowing where their next meal will come from

Partner Spotlight!

Christine Nelson, Health Education Specialist for the UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE)


Ever been to a glean and wondered if education or recipes are being included in the distributions of gleaned fruits and vegetables? The answer is YES! GleanSLO collaborates with incredible nutrition experts who help families understand how to cook and utilize the fresh, local produce available through GleanSLO. This month, we've asked Christine Nelson of UC Cooperative Extension to tell us more about how she helps families eat better through nutrition education at Food Bank distributions.

Visit our blog to hear Christine discuss how she does this and how UCCE partners with GleanSLO.

Thank you, Christine for all you do for our community!

 

Upcoming gleans


Always check our harvest calendar to find out the up-to-date glean schedule!
  • Carrots, Friday 5/22, Arroyo Grande
  • Loquats, Tuesday 5/26, Arroyo Grande
  • Blueberries, Thursday, 5/28, Cambria

Thank You to our April-May Produce Donors

Saturday Templeton Farmers Market
Thursday SLO Farmers Market
Talley Farms
Lauren Rueda and Reese Galido
Trabia Farms
Hawthorne Elementary
L & C Smith Groves
Island Farms
Cortez Farms
Dan Melton
SLO VEG
SLO Natural Foods Co-Op
St. Peter's Episcopal Church
Pepper Creek Family Farm
Connie Cetti
Trenton Luis
Marge & Roger Castle
Cal Poly Organic Farm
Joel Diringer
Tierra Nueva Cohousing Homeowners Assn
The Hines family
John Rourke
Dragon Springs Farm
Cavaletto Ranch
 


             

GleanSLO is a program of the Food Bank Coalition of SLO County

www.gleanslo.org | www.slofoodbank.org
 
 

Copyright © 2014 GleanSLO, All rights reserved.

Mailing address:
Food Bank Coalition of SLO County, Attn: GleanSLO
P.O. Box 2070
Paso Robles, CA 93447

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