We couldn't be more pleased with the community's reaction to our Fresh Produce program announcement! Whether you signed-up, told a friend about us or wished us luck, your support means the world to us. Here's a round-up of stories on Giles Farms from the Kentucky New Era, The Leaf Chronicle, Ky Forward, and Clarksvillenow.com.
Giles Farms is pleased to officially launch our Fresh Produce program! We're adding a new level of service to the local food system by launching a summer fresh produce program to dinner tables and families in Hopkinsville, Oak Grove, Ft. Campbell, Ky. and Clarksville, Tenn. By joining the program, supporters are keeping their dollars in the community, helping a farm family earn a living and enjoying the freshest, most nutritious food possible.
CSA programs are transforming the way Kentuckians relate to food, agriculture and health. The relationship between a farmer and community of supporters is providing a direct link between the people who grow food and the people who eat it. Check out this infographic that summarizes the many health benefits of joining a CSA!
We tapped the minds of four of Kentucky’s top agricultural experts to describe how the landscape in farming has progressed. Hear from top professionals at the KY Governor's Office, KCARD and UK extension professors as they weigh-in on the subject.
We’ve gathered up a list of vegetable superstars that stand out above the rest. These products are loaded with nutrition and antioxidants and these articles help explain the benefits as well as ways to incorporate them into your diet. So whether it’s summer, winter or year-round, here’s some vegetables you should try today. Let’s dig in!
Chicken nuggets, spaghetti and mac and cheese: For many of us mamas, these are meal-time staples and favorites for our kiddos.In this blog, we’ve rounded up some veggie spins on these classic recipes from our favorite mom food bloggers. We hope these inspire you so that your kid will eat more veggies while still enjoying the foods they know and love.
There’s no better way to get reconnected with your food source, then to experience it first-hand. We recommend getting your hands dirty with these practical tips for you and your family. Read more.
With this renewed focus on consumers’ relationship with food, it’s sometimes difficult to distinguish a food trend from a constant. What’s here to stay and how does it affect your everyday eating choices and behaviors? Giles Farms did the research and we’re here to share what we’ve learned about food interests and how it relates to you as a local foodist.
Community supported agriculture may be a mouthful, but it’s a simple plan with bountiful results for shoppers and small farms alike. Now’s the time to become an active participant in your favorite local farm by signing up for next year’s CSA. In this article, RealSimple outlines 5 Reasons Why You Join A CSA.
We’re fortunate to live in Christian County where there’s an abundance of locally grown produce, livestock and food and beverages readily available to enjoy. With this bounty though, it’s sometimes difficult to know the best way to support the local food movement and farms. Learn more.
Have you ever tried creating a new family tradition? If so, you know that it’s challenging because you have high hopes and expectations and usually low reserves of energy, resources and time. Use these tips as you incorporate traditions into the everyday busyness of your family’s lives.