Kentucky’s Farms to Food Banks program is off to a healthy start this season, with 49 farmers already participating.
Farms to Food Banks buys what’s called “ugly produce.” It’s fresh and
healthy, just not visually perfect enough for many grocery stores. The program pays farmers a price that generally covers harvesting, packing and transporting.
HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) – The child food insecurity rate is more than 20 percent in more than half of all Kentucky counties and is highest in Magoffin county. WYMT spoke with Kate McDonald, the Director of Feeding Kentucky’s No Kid Hungry campaign, who said the summer meal programs families are familiar with may look different this year.
FRANKFORT (April 28, 2022) – On Tuesday, April 26, Kentucky Farm Bureau Insurance hosted its fourth annual Clays for a Cause fundraising event, bringing in more than $240,000 in charitable donations to help fight hunger and food insecurity in Kentucky. In just four years, this event has already raised more than $1 million in charitable donations.