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Kentucky farm markets shine in 2024

Kentucky farm markets shine in 2024

By Blake Jackson

Two Butler County farms, Cardwell Family Farms and Struttin Rooster Farm, have proudly secured their spots in the prestigious 2024 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Certified Farm Market Program. This recognition underscores their unwavering commitment to delivering top-notch products and services, adhering to the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.

Cardwell Family Farms, nestled at 488 Stringtown Road in Morgantown, boasts an impressive array of homegrown delights, ranging from strawberries and hydroponic tomatoes to cucumbers, lettuce, tomato juices, salsa, and diced tomato jars. Come fall, visitors can also revel in the beauty of their mums.

Meanwhile, Struttin Rooster Farm, situated at 1326 Al Embry Road in Jetson, specializes in an assortment of vegetables, including tomatoes, squash, zucchini, peppers, potatoes, cabbage, and broccoli, among others.

Eddie Melton, the President of KFB, expresses his enthusiasm for the burgeoning growth of the Certified Farm Market Program, highlighting the escalating demand for locally sourced foods. He eagerly anticipates yet another flourishing season, promising farm-fresh delights to customers courtesy of some of the finest producers statewide.

The KFB Certified Farm Market logo serves as a hallmark of quality and authenticity, denoting markets certified through this esteemed program. Certified markets are privileged to receive collective advertising, promotional items, educational tour opportunities, and other marketing benefits, all contributing to bolstering net farm income.

Consumers seeking information about certified farm markets can access it through various avenues, including Kentucky welcome centers, state resort parks, local chambers of commerce, and county Farm Bureau offices. Alternatively, they can peruse the KFB Certified Farm Market website or download the KFB App for a comprehensive list of markets and supplementary details.

As KFB commemorates its 29th year of offering the Certified Farm Market program, Cardwell Family Farms and Struttin Rooster Farm epitomize the essence of local agriculture, offering premium products and delightful family-oriented experiences to enrich the community. Interested parties are encouraged to visit the Certified Farm Market website or reach out to for further insights.

Photo Credit: Kentucky Farm Bureau

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