Webinar Series


The Association of Gleaning Organizations is pleased to launch a new webinar series targeting key challenges faced by gleaning organizations.  Subject Matter Experts selected from across the United States will present and answer your questions.  Please register in advance. You can attend every webinar in the series or pick the topics of importance to you and your organization.

Deep Dive Calls

Each webinar will be followed by a series of small group calls where attendees can ask and get answers for issues faced by their organization.  Please apply in advance for the small group calls here. Attendee space is limited to ensure individual attention.

Topic & Description


Date, Time, & Registration

Database Management

In this webinar, Jenae Ridge will share strategies for effective data and data base management for
gleaning organizations.

Jenae Ridge

The Green Urban Lunch Box

October 7th, 2021

2:00 pm EST

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In conjunction with the regularly scheduled coffee chat series, D’Lynn Burgess will share her expertise in the all important area of fundrasing.

D’Lynn Burgess

Society of Saint Andrew

October 28th, 2021

2:00 pm EST

Listen to a recording of the session.

Social Media Marketing

Andy Lemmon of the Society of Saint Andrew will share best practices for marketing your organization on social media.

Andy Lemon

Society of Saint Andrew

November 9th, 2021

3:00 pm EST

Listen to a recording of the session. 


Program Evaluation 

How do we measure success?  Poundage? Volunteer hours? Heather will share best practices in gleaning program evaluation. 

Heather Keisler-Fornes

Portland Fruit Tree Project

December 9th, 2021

1:00 pm EST

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Gleaning Program Design

In this webinar, Karen will share best practices for starting a gleaning program in your area. 

Karen Clay

I Love to Glean – South County Food Hub

January 13th, 2022

2:00 pm EST

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How do we engage all members of the community in our gleaning organizations and address the root causes of hunger.  Arlo Bush and Simone Benz will speak to equity and food justice in this webinar. 

Arlo Bush & Simone Benz

SK Consulting

January 19th, 2022

2:00 pm EST

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On Farm Gleaning

Rachel Emus and Regina Grabrovac will share best practices in gleaning produce directly from the farm.

Rachel Emus & Regina Grabrovac

Healthy Acadia


February 2nd, 2022

2:00 pm EST

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Strategic Planning

A strategic plan aligns what we do daily to the larger objectives of the organization.  Lynette Johnson will share best practices in strategic planning for gleaning organizations.

Lynette Johnson

Society of St. Andrew

February 24th, 2022

2:00 pm EST

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Volunteer Management

Volunteers are the backbone of our organizations.  Allyson Ey will share best practices in volunteer management.

Allyson Ey

Society of St. Andrew

April 28th, 2022

2:00 pm EST

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Ranges for Deep Dive Calls

Database Management | October 2021 – January 2022

Fundraising | November 2021- March 2022
Social Media Marketing | January 2022 – April 2022

Program Evaluation | January 2022 – April 2022

Gleaning Program Design | February 2022 – May 2022

Equity | February 2022 – March 2022
On Farm Gleaning | February2022 – May 2022

Strategic Planning | March 2022- June 2022
Volunteer Management | May 2022- June 2022

Register for Calls

Please note: This registration form is for the Deep Dive Calls. You will need to register for each webinar individually above. Thank you.

Registration for Calls
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