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Kentucky Farms to Food Banks Starts Season with Solid Budget to Buy ‘Ugly Produce’ and Protein Items

A perfect appearance isn’t everything when it comes to produce. The Kentucky Farms to Food Banks program proves that by purchasing what’s affectionately called ‘ugly produce.’  That’s fruits and vegetables with a bruise or imperfect shape that makes it hard to sell to grocery stores that want to display ‘perfect’ produce.

Quarles encourages Kentuckians to keep state’s hungry in mind during season of giving

In this season of giving, Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles encourages Kentuckians to remember Kentucky food banks and their partners. “In Kentucky, there are nearly 700,000 Kentuckians, including nearly 200,000 children, who struggle with hunger,” Quarles said in a press release. “That means one in seven adults and one

Study Shows State and Local Food Insecurity Reached Lowest Levels Since Study’s Inception 10 Years Ago

Frankfort – June 3, 2020 – After nearly ten years, food insecurity levels for most communities across the country, including Kentucky, had reached their lowest levels in 2018, according to a study released by Feeding America. Map the Meal Gap, released today by Feeding America, is the only study that

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