Kentucky Proud

Kentucky Proud Connection
Vol. 4 No. 4 • April 14, 2014

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Store emerges with May grand opening

The Berea College Farm Store will celebrate its official grand opening alongside the spring kickoff of the outdoor Berea Farmers’ Market on May 3 on the lawn next to the store at 311 N. Main St.





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New processor growing up in a hurry

The Chop Shop is the largest U.S. Department of Agriculture-inspected processor in eastern Kentucky and the newest USDA-inspected facility in the state.

Enjoy Appalachia Proud Burgers at the ballpark



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Kentucky Proud's in the Derby starting gate

Kentucky Proud and the Kentucky Derby Festival once again have teamed up to celebrate the greatest two minutes in sports and fresh, delicious foods raised or produced in Kentucky by Kentuckians.




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Specialty crop grants available

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer encourages eligible Kentucky entities to apply for funding from the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. “This sector of Kentucky agriculture has enormous potential for growth,” Commissioner Comer said.




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Roadside markets opening across Kentucky

On Kentucky Farm Bureau's "Across Kentucky" podcast, host Mike Feldhaus talked to LaRue County farmer Jeremy Hinton about the benefits of the Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market program. (audio)



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Broadbent's named national ham champion

Broadbent B & B Foods of Kuttawa, Ky., walked away with a national champion award in the unsmoked category at the National Country Ham Association annual convention in Paducah.