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Feeding Kentucky purchases 10,080 pounds of Purnell’s ‘Old Folks’ sausage to aid hunger initiative

May 13th, 2020|

Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles has announced Feeding Kentucky has purchased 10,080 pounds of Kentucky Proud pork sausage from the iconic Purnell’s “Old Folks” headquartered in Simpsonville. (more…)

SNAP benefits must be increased

May 13th, 2020|

There is no escaping the fact that an alarming number of Kentuckians are struggling against unprecedented hardships, including hunger, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thousands of children are missing out on school meals — one of the few reliable sources of nutrition for far too many Kentucky kids. Families have been left without steady paychecks they need to afford groceries as businesses are shutting down and laying off workers.


KDA Hunger initiative results in donation of 560,000 eggs to Feeding Kentucky

May 5th, 2020|

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WBKO) – Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles announced the donation of more than 560,000 eggs from Cal-Maine Foods to Feeding Kentucky as part of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Hunger Initiative.

“Kentucky agriculture continues to step up to the plate to fight hunger during the coronavirus pandemic,” said Agriculture Commissioner Dr. Ryan Quarles. “Thanks to Cal-Maine Foods, more vulnerable Kentuckians have access to fresh, nutritious eggs.”


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