Meaningful Gleaning with Philabundance

Gleaning is the time-honored practice of combing through fields, harvesting that which the farmer has left behind. In a contemporary context, that can mean fruits or vegetables that are too big, small, or oddly-shaped to meet mainstream specifications. Because labor is among the biggest expenses on diversified farms, gleaning can also mean harvesting a crop that a grower has chosen not to harvest knowing that he or she may not be able to break even on that labor.
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