Urban Gleaners in the News

Urban Gleaners receives all manner of press from local and national news agencies for the work we continue to do. You can find our programs and events highlighted below that showcase our drive to create a more food secure future for children and their families.

May 23, 2017

More about the amazing gleaned ice cream that Salt & Straw will be serving in June, 2017, to benefit Urban Gleaners.

November 21, 2016

Out friends at Salt & Straw had nice things to say about Urban Gleaners toward the end of this clip from KGW.

September 12, 2016

KATU featured founder and Executive Director Tracy Oseran as Urban Gleaners goes back to school with our Food to Schools Program.

August 10th, 2016

North Bennett, working with the Media Institute for Social Change, made a short audio spot about our work..

March 10th, 2015
Thanks to our partnership with the Portland Trail Blazers and Papa Murphy’s Pizza, we had a special guest at a special pantry at Cherry Park Elementary. Read all about it at Oregonlive.com Watch a clip at KPTV.com

July 1st, 2014
The Portland Monthly spends a day with Urban Gleaners helping us rescue food and donating it to our local school pantries. Read the full story here . . . .

June 3rd, 2014
David Sarasohn of the Oregonian featured our work focusing on ending childhood hunger. Sarasohn highlights our work on the heels of the Urban Gleaners Childhood Hunger Forum exploring local and national solutions to end childhood hunger.

May 21st, 2014
Slow Food Portland posted a wonderful blog highlighting Urban Gleaners’ recent work and inaugural Childhood Hunger Forum.

January 7th, 2014
Urban Gleaners highlighted by our local Sustainable Business Journal

December 16th, 2013
Urban Gleaners interviewed on local T.V., highlighting our 2013 program expansions.

June 7th, 2012
Senator Wyden mentions Urban Gleaners on the Senate floor. The Senate passed a portion of the Farm Bill that supports gleaning organizations. (At the 7:20 minute mark.)

October 1, 2011
Food to Schools Program highlighted in Mid-County Memo

September 9, 2011
Urban Gleaners Interview in BePortland

August 17, 2011
Etown’s E-Chievement Award

August 8, 2011
FRESH: The Movie – Urban Gleaners: Challenging a System of Waste and Want

September 15, 2010
Neighborhood Note – Urban Food Gleaning, Portland Style

July 9, 2010
Oregonian – Cheap food is not cheap to produce, and easy to throw away

January 23, 2010
Oregonian – Urban Gleaners mission: waste not, want not

October 19, 2007
Portland Tribune – Food folly