Laurel County is Home to Two 2022 Certified Farmers’ Markets | Local News

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LOUISVILLE — Laurel County’s Wildcat Mountain Cheese and Cornett Farm Fresh are two of 126 Commonwealth markets accepted into the Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) 2022 Certified Farmer’s Market program. The market opening this spring is Cornett Farm Fresh.

By joining the KFB Certified Farmer’s Market program, Wildcat Mountain Cheese and Cornett Farm Fresh are committed to providing quality products and service to their customers. Farm Bureau acceptance tells customers that these markets meet the highest standards of quality, freshness and marketability.

Cornett Farm Fresh offers a variety of plants and a wide variety of vegetables, all KY Proud grown in their on-farm greenhouses. They also offer peaches, apples, oranges, melons, and sweet corn; eggs, cheeses, jams, jellies, baked goods, farm-fresh beef and pork; CBD tinctures, soft gels and creams. For more information about Cornett Farm Fresh, call 606-657-5918 or visit www.cornettfarmfresh.com.

“One of the most positive things we’ve seen happen over the past two years is increased consumer demand for locally grown food, and with that demand, our Kentucky Farm Certified Farmer’s Market (CFM) program Office (KFB) continues to grow. , too,” KFB Chairman Mark Haney said. “We look forward to another successful season providing our customers with some of the finest farm-fresh produce from some of the best producers in this state.”

Markets certified under this program are identified by the KFB Certified Farm Market logo and listed in our online directory. The program also provides group advertising, promotional items, educational tour opportunities and other marketing benefits with the goal of increasing net farm income in member markets.

The KFB Certified Farm Market Rack Card is available at Kentucky Welcome Centers, State Resort Parks, local Chambers of Commerce/Tourism Centers, and County Farm Bureau offices. Consumers can also visit the KFB Certified Farmer’s Market website – kyfb.com/certified – for a full list of markets or download the KFB app.

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