Farm to Campus gives students a taste of Kentucky

By: Ray Bowman Amanda Langlitz grew up on a 300-acre farm in New York where her family raised produce. Now she is the General Manager of food services at Transylvania University where she works closely with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Farm to Campus program to help Transy students connect to...

First Lady Jane Beshear Dedicates Governor’s Garden at Morehead State University

Morehead, KY (May 27, 2015) – First Lady Jane Beshear today joined Morehead State University President Wayne Andrews and honored guests to dedicate the state’s newest Governor’s Garden at Morehead State University. Mrs. Beshear launched the Governor’s Garden initiative in 2009 to encourage schools...

Across Kentucky – October 15, 2014

Murray State University is the eighth institution of higher learning to become a partner in the Ky Ag Department’s Ky Proud Farm to Campus effort. Hutson Ag School Dean, Tony Brannon, says they’re well suited to boost the number of Ky Proud products at the campus book store and in food service...

Commissioner Comer welcomes Murray State to the Kentucky Proud Farm to Campus program

Murray, KY (September 30, 2014) — Murray State University’s entry into the Kentucky Proud Farm to Campus Program is a milestone in the rich agricultural heritage of the Purchase region, Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said in a ceremony Tuesday on the MSU campus. “This region is one of the most...

Across Kentucky – May 1, 2014

Campbellsville University in Taylor County has long sought out Kentucky grown foods to use whenever possible, but university food services leader, Heath Hall, says they have now linked up with the Ky Ag Department and its “farm to campus” program. Already that connection has lead him to more farmers who...

Across Kentucky – December 27, 2013

The University of Pikeville is the latest state learning institution to join the Ky Ag Departments “Farm to Campus” effort to provide more locally grown and processed foods in their dining hall and other food outlets. UPike, president, James Hurley discusses the value of that effort as the region...

Commissioner Comer welcomes UPike to Kentucky Proud Farm to Campus program

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Agriculture Commissioner James Comer welcomed the University of Pikeville as the fifth member of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s Farm to Campus Program in an event today at the City View Café on the UPIKE campus. “By joining the Farm to Campus program, UPIKE is making more...

Across Kentucky – October 10, 2013

Morehead State University and the Ky Proud are joining forces with the goal of stepping up the amount of home grown products they serve on campus. MSU president, Dr. Wayne Andrews says they’ve already begun serving a few locally grown foods and feels this new partnership will lead to new connections for...