Sunday, January 1, 2023

New Years Day Deal Beach Clean 1/1/2023


We got 2023 off to a flying start this morning !

Thank you to our 28 volunteers on today's Deal Beach Clean. About 25kgs of rubbish collected.
Our next one will be at Walmer Beach on Sunday 5th February
Happy New Year to all our supporters and volunteers x

Thursday, December 15, 2022

Last big Glean of 2022 !


Massive thank you to all the gleaning volunteers - from Hythe, Deal & Canterbury - who braved a very cold morning and orchard.

About 1.3 tons of Braeburn apples collected from Miller & Bradley Farm in Eastry for FareShare Kent and local food charities and schools in East Kent.

Many thanks for david bradley for hosting us.

Special thanks to the Deal Contingent : Lucy, Renate, Lucia, Elaine G, Linda, Dave, Tim, Andrew, Sarah G & Steve

This glean takes the Deal total to 24 tons collected in 2022!
#gleaning #WeAreGleaners

Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Sandown Beach Clean - 20th Nov 2022 10am

Our next community beach clean is at Sandown Castle end of the Deal beach - please meet for 10am at 
Sandown Castle Community Garden

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Fareshare Kent Apple Glean - 27th Oct 2022


Thank you to our brilliant 25 gleaning volunteers from Deal and Hythe. 

Another whopping 1.7 tons of apples saved today for FareShare Kent and local food charities Our Kitchen on the Isle of Thanet United Families UK Dover Pantry #wearegleaners #gleaning

Sunday, October 23, 2022

Walmer Castle Beach Clean 23rd Oct 2022


Thank you to 17 volunteers who braved this mornings rain on our community beach on Walmer Castle Beach. 

About 12 kgs collected today

Our nxt on the 20th Nov at Sandown #pickdealclean

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Glean for Felix 20th October 2022


Thank you to our 20 volunteers from Deal & Hythe gleaning groups and Paul at AC Hulme for hosting us. 1.7 tons of apples collected for The Felix Project and local food charities in East Kent @feedbackorg #WeareGleaners #dealwithit #gleaning .

Big thanks to the Deal volunteers ... Lucy, Lucia, Linda, Clair, Melissa, Andrew, Jill, Mark and Steve who not only spend a few wet hours picking but also then deliver to about 20 local charities and schools

We are gleaning for Fareshare Kent next Thursday 27th October nr Elmstone to register you interest.

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Massive apple glean 13th October


Massive 1.9 ton Apple Glean today for FareShare Kent and local food charities & schools in Thanet, Dover and Shepway districts.

Our produce went to as well to Fareshare:

  • Dover Foodbank
  • Dover Pantry
  • Sunrise Cafe Dover
  • Salvation Army Deal
  • United Families
  • Age UK Deal
  • Sandwich Pantry
  • Our Kitchen Pantry
  • Thanet Primary Schools
  • Eyethorne Primary
  • Hornbeam Primary
  • Sandown Primary
  • BECHANGE Aylesham

Thank you to our volunteers from Deal & Hythe and AC Hulme for hosting us. 

Nxt one on 20/10. 

#WeAreGleaners #gleaning 

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Felix Glean 6th October 2022

Thank you all our volunteers from Deal (Jill, Andrew, Mark, John, Lucy, Clair, Elaine Isbelle & Steve) & Hythe on a massive apple glean of 1.6 tons for The Felix Project and local food charities @feedbackorg Our Kitchen on the Isle of Thanet Dover Pantry
@unitedfamilyuk Bechange #Wearegleaners #gleaning.

We are doing it again next Thursday 13th for Fareshare Kent

Sunday, August 21, 2022

Thursday, August 4, 2022

Mega Glean 4th August 2022

Thank you to all our gleaning volunteers today .... one of biggest yet with 49 people on it from Deal, Hythe and The Felix Project.

Special thx to our Deal Volunteers - Lucy & family, Clair, Jill, Andrew, Elaine G, Sarah G, Sandra, Sally, Tim, John T, Julie, Helen, Sonia & Steve

Local food charities supported Deal Foodbank, Deal Salvation Army, Sandwich Pantry, Bechange Aylesham, Dover Foodbank, Dover Pantry , United Families, Our Kitchen on the Isle of Thanet Big Drum, sunrisecafe, Emmaus, Talk It Out

We collected over a ton of cherries and plums and are very grateful to all at AC Hulme farm for hosting us. #gleaning #wearegleaners #DealWithIt

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Thursday, July 28, 2022

Spud & Plum Glean 28th July 2022

Double Glean today - 400kilos of spuds and 160kilos of plums. Thank you to our great volunteers - Lucy, Jill, Elaine M, Elaine G, Clair, Sarah, Sandra & Steve - and farmers at T&S Bradley & AC Hulme Farms. Same again next week but with a cherry on top :)

Food going to:
  • Deal Foodbank
  • Deal Salvation Army
  • Deal Age uk
  • Our Kitchen on the Isle of Thanet
  • Dover Foodbank
  • Dover Pantry
  • United Families
  • BeChange Aylesham
  • SunRise Community Cafe
  • Emmanus Dover

#Gleaning #WeareGleaners

Sunday, July 24, 2022

Deal Carnival Beach Clean Sunday 24th July 2022


Thank you to our volunteers on todays afternoon beach clean to coincide with the start of the town carnival week.

Our next one will be on Sunday 21st August at 9:30 meet at Sea Cafe on Walmer Green