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Friday, May 9, 2014

Farmer's Markets & Farm Fun around Kentucky

Kentucky is known for it's agricultural prowess! One of the best family fun activities around the state is to visit a local Farmer's Market with your family and explore your options.  Maybe you will find something you have never tried before or you can plan a meal around Kentucky Proud items you purchase at the market.  I love the idea of taking kids to show them "this is REAL food - grown HERE but these fine people."  It's a valuable lesson to learn that the grocery store is not the actual source of food!

 photo kyproud_zps03af8684.jpgHere's a fabulous website from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture that lays out the farmers' markets by county.    Click here.

Here's another website that we love - Kentucky Farms are Fun.  You can learn all about farm destinations big and small and see it happen first hand!  Agritourism is big in Kentucky. 

Stephanie
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