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The Roots of GleanSLO Are Nurtured By SLO County Growers

Many of our farmers and growers enjoy the relationship with GleanSLO because it allows them to connect and help their community. Without these relationships, the variety of our produce would… Read more »

Rescuing Nature’s Bounty For The Benefit Of Our Community

San Luis Obispo County is a region of vast abundance, yet only a portion of the population has consistent access to a wide-range of fresh, healthy fruits and vegetables. In… Read more »

GleanSLO Co-Founder Carolyn Eicher on Food Rescue: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Carolyn Eicher is the heart, soul and co-founding innovator of a community movement that led to the creation of GleanSLO. She would be the first to describe it as a… Read more »

Nutrition Education Classes for Older Adults

The Food Bank Coalition offers community cooking and food literacy classes at Ocean View Manor Apartments for older adults since the addition of a Senior Farmers Market program in 2017…. Read more »

Limited Kitchen Recipes on a Budget

Navigating cooking at home with healthful recipes and ingredients can feel like an impossible challenge when it comes to limited kitchen space or time. Whether you’re a busy student or… Read more »

Opportunities For Those Without Shelter Increase With Delivery Of No-Cook Bags

Food is and always has been the great connector. It is that which when placed between us brings us closer together and fosters community. But up until a few years… Read more »

No-Cook Bags – Connecting People Without Shelter to Life Changing Resources

Executive Director Janna Nichols of the 5 Cities Homeless Coalition is one of the visionaries of the No-Cook Bags that we are able to offer to agencies who serve those… Read more »

8 Ways To Prevent Heart Disease

There is a lot one can do to lower your risk of heart disease. There are many factors that contribute to getting heart disease – some we can control and… Read more »

Farewell Haley Trengove

We are saying goodbye to our Community Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator, to most of you known as Haley Trengove. Haley will be pursuing a new opportunity within the area. We… Read more »

Nipomo Elementary Food Distribution

The food distribution at Nipomo Elementary is one of our most attended sites. Every second Tuesday of the month, from 4:00 to 6:00pm, a group of dedicated volunteers work to… Read more »