From Frankfort

Officials and stakeholders discuss ways to improve state's ability to buy local foods

09/13/2017 05:04 PM

FRANKFORT – State officials and producers offered their suggestions to improve the growing number of entities that look to local farms for food during a Wednesday meeting of the Interim Joint Committee on Agriculture. Officials from the University of Kentucky, Kentucky Department of Parks and Kentucky Venues testified on the benefits they’ve witnessed in purchasing in-state products and the struggles they still face in getting local foods on their menus. UK, for instance, buys foods from local farmers through their food services... Read more 


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