Across Kentucky – March 22, 2016

For many of us it’s time to get those tax returns in; and for Kentucky residents who’ll get a refund this year, that tax form is an excellent opportunity to do a good deed toward helping feed the hungry. Tamara Sandberg is featured, discussing how we can check a box on our return and make a small...

Across Kentucky – June 29, 2015

The Farms to Food Banks program to get “not-quite-ready-for-prime-time produce” out of the fields and into the hands of Kentucky’s hungry is continuing to expand. Tamara Sandberg, Executive Director of the Ky Association of Food Banks explains the program and how the average citizen can pitch in to...

Across Kentucky – February 26, 2015

Having a positive feeling while doing your taxes? Well, Tamara Sandberg with the Ky Association of Food Banks says you can do just that by checking a box on line 37, page 2, of your state tax return. The donation will be used for their Farms to Food Banks Program which last year provided over 3 million...

Conway, Comer, Grimes encourage Kentuckians to help solve hunger

Frankfort, KY (February 5, 2015) – Attorney General Jack Conway, Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes and several state lawmakers spent the morning at the Capitol Rotunda Wednesday rallying Kentuckians to join the fight against hunger. According to the USDA,...

Across Kentucky – January 27, 2014

“Feed-the-hungry” agencies are asking Ky tax payers, due a refund, to check page 2, line 37 of their 2013 return this tax season. Contributions can be made to the Ky Ag Department’s “Farm to Food Banks Trust Fund” to help feed the hungry. Tarmara Sandberg, Executive Director of the Ky Food Banks...

Across Kentucky – May 16, 2013

The 2013 Ky General Assembly passed one law allowing a tax credit for farmers who contribute excess commodities to Kentucky Food Banks. Tamara Sandberg, Executive Director of the Ky Association of Food Banks, explains that farmers are already making a difference in feeding the hungry, and this new tax credit...