Beech Springs Farm Market and Clark County’s Fink Meats are two of 108 markets in the state accepted into the Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Certified Farmer’s Market Program 2021.
By joining the KFB Certified Farm Market Program, these markets are committed to providing quality products and services to their customers. Acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that this market meets the highest standards of quality, freshness and marketing appeal.
Located off Ky. 627 South near Winchester, Beech Springs Farm Market is a seasonal market offering fresh fruits, vegetables, beer cheese and honey as well as other local produce and Kentucky Proud. Their fried pies are also a favorite for the guests. Seasonal fall and spring plants and decor are also presented in a picturesque setting. Visit their Facebook and Instagram pages for more information.
Fink Meats provides retail frozen cuts of lamb to its customers. Their meat comes from lambs raised on their farm and processed at a USDA facility. In addition, Fink Meats provides its customers with recipes and cooking tips on request. For more information, visit their Facebook page or call 859-808-0647.
“While the past year has been difficult on many levels due to the pandemic, we have seen increased awareness in locally produced foods as more consumers have turned to their nearby KFB Certified Farmers markets to experience the benefits of fresh, locally grown produce, ”said KFB President Mark Haney. “We look forward to continuing this trend in 2021 as this program grows and continues to benefit our market members, as well as all of their customers. “
Markets certified by this program are identified by the KFB Certified Farm Market logo and listed in our online directory. The program also provides collective advertising, promotional items, educational tour opportunities and other marketing benefits with the goal of increasing net farm income of member markets.
The KFB Certified Farm Market Rack Card is available at Kentucky Visitor Centers, State Resort Parks, local Chambers of Commerce / Tourism Centers, and County Agricultural Bureau offices. Consumers can also visit the KFB Certified Agricultural Market website – kyfb.com/certified – for a complete list of markets or download the KFB app.
KFB celebrates its 26th year of offering the Certified Farm Market program.
To learn more, visit kyfb.com/certified, email [email protected], or “Like” the Certified Farmer’s Facebook page at facebook.com/KYCertifiedFarmMarket.