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Food Dates and Safety 

By Laura Ritacco, RDN and Klair Urbin – Gleaners Nutrition Education Team  We’ve all seen them on packages at the grocery store: Use-by, best- by,...
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Choosing Canned Foods: Nutrition Meets Convenience  

By Klair Urbin – Gleaners Nutrition Education Team  There is a common misconception that canned food is always less healthy than fresh fruits and vegetables....
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2024 National Volunteer Week – Part 2

Gleaners South Warehouse We continue our celebration of National Volunteer Week by shining a spotlight on some of our regular volunteers who are essential to...
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2024 National Volunteer Week – Part 1

Spotlight on Livingston County April 21 through April 27, 2024 is National Volunteer Week! To celebrate, we’re highlighting some of our longtime volunteers – allow...
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The Importance of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

By Julie Thomas – Gleaners Nutrition Education Team             Omega-3 fatty acids are the key to a healthier heart, a more focused mind, and overall provide...
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Dave Zarek: Lifelong Leader, Inspiring through Action

A life-altering wrestling injury ended community activist Dave Zarek’s plans to attend the Naval Academy. “At 19 years old, I died on the operating table,”...
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