are links to some of our favorite people and other things listed
by region. We especially admire other Kentucky farmers, producers,
1887 Corner Store - Located on La Grange Kentucky's historic Main
Street, the 1887 Corner Store is a wonderful unique gift destination.
From home decor, to gardening, to seasonal gifts 1887 is the perfect
place to shop for any occasion. If you can't make it to downtown
La Grange you can always find something on their online store, including
our Stone Cross Herbal Soaps.
Blue Moon Farm - the best source for sustainably
grown garlic on the planet! Over 25 varieties of gourmet garlic
plus they ship nationwide.
Restaurant - Chef Eric Fowler and crew create some of the
finest cuisine using KY products.
Hill Inn, Wallace Station, and Windy Corner
- Speaking of fine cuisine, who can possibly forget the delicious
dishes created by Chef Ouita Michel of Holly Hill Inn and Wallace
Station in Midway?
Kentucky Deli - Stella's is a cozy restaurant located in
historic downtown Lexington and is dedicated to supporting local
farmers. They just started offering dinner on Tuesdays through Friday
until 9:00 p.m. On Saturdays they have brunch from 10:00 a.m. to
2:00 p.m. Check them out!
Foods Market and Cafe - Good Foods is wonderful health
food store with a fantastic cafe that offers a hot steam buffet
of natural foods for lunch and dinner. Definitely worth a visit!
610 Magnolia - Chef Edward Lee and Chef De Cuisine
Gabe Sowder are the cream of the crop in Louisville. How do we know?
They have been invited to the James Beard House in New York to cook
twice, for starters. More recently Chef Ed Lee, with Gabe in tow,
toppled Iron Chef Jose Garces after going head to head on Food Network's
Iron Chef America. Ale' Cuisine!
Pig - With a recent review by the New York Times it's safe
to say it isn't just local foodies raving about this hog heaven.
Aptly located in the Butchertown neighborhood, Chef Joe Frase and
the rest of his pork purveyors attempt to give you a succulent taste
tour of Pan-European hog dishes in the hippest of settings. Even
the visually impaired porker could follow his nose right into the
in the Mid City Mall - ValuMarket in the Mid City Mall
on Bardstown Road is our favorite local grocery chain as they are
serious at promoting KY Proud Products. You'll find our beef and
pork located in the freezer section in the meat department.
Cafe - His name is Chef Herberto Rosendo Ucan Ake, but
you can just call him Bruce. Chef Ucan and his compadres at Mayan
Cafe have been a staple on Downtown's Market Street since opening
as the Mayan Gypsy in 1997. This is not Mexican food, this is Mayan
food! The true heart of the savory taste of the Yucatan peninsula
is freshness, and the Mayan Cafe has always been a proud supporter
of the farm to table movement. Whether it's chilaquiles, seviche,
or tortilla's made by hand, for Chef Ucan, it's always the best
- Grasshoppers Distribution delivers locally grown foods to discerning
chefs in the area. "But wait!" you say, "I'm not
a chef. How can I get locally grown food?" It's easy! Just
sign up for one of their CSA's and you too can be enjoying in all
the bounty KY has to offer!
Pasta -This is a food lover's paradise in the middle of
old St.Matthews. The best gourmet grocery around, it features unique
ingredients from all over the globe with a great focus on local
foods. Their pasta and cheese selection is unparalleled. You can
even grab a salad or hot panini if you need a quick bite, or a perfect
Cs' Kitchen and Pantry - As quoted from their website,
Miss Cs' is "Kentucky Gourmet to Go - custom small event catering,
personal chef services" along with a "complete line of
Kentucky food products" that includes preserves, beer cheese,
and even ice cream!
Hillbilly Tea - Chef Arpi and his amazing staff
are taking trendy cafe dining to a whole other world. The food of
the hills and hollers of Appalachia are brought to life in the rustic
ambiance of this downtown cafe. Enjoy a "bottomless tea"
while you're there and you can not only have delicious down home
locally produced food, but also a sample of all their delicious
fresh brewed teas in a big cold Mason jar! http://www.hillbillytea.com/
to Fork Catering - "Local...seasonal...delicious"
Bailey Design - Providing graphic design, art direction,
production services and illustration with the ability to take a
project from conception to completion.
- Compelling Christian Communications
UberWriters helps ministries grow by writing effective, God-inspired
communications in any form! With an UberWriter at your side, your
websites, giving campaigns and newsletters will achieve dramatic
results. Lives and communities will be changed. Your ministry will
grow. God will be glorified.
THE ROOT CELLAR - The perfect hybrid between farmers market and retail store, welcome to The Root Cellar! A retail store that is stocked with only local food, products located in the heart of Old Louisville. Now you can have fresh local food year round.
Littledove Farm - sits on the eastern edge of Jefferson County in Fisherville, Kentucky, in the heart of Metro Louisville’s last remaining agricultural community. Home to a flock of Shetland sheep and the Great Pyrenees & alpacas that guard them, as well as a handful of Gotland ponies, Littledove Farm is dedicated to preserving primitive, heritage breeds, and to preserving the land, here at the edge of the city, that can sustain these and other vital agricultural resources.
Hilltop Produce & Garden Center - Hilltop is
a wonderful grocery and deli store featuring lots of KY Proud products
along with hard-to-find items like old fashioned candy (remember
orange slices?) as well as great quality fruits and vegetables.
KCARD - The folks at KCARD (Kentucky Center for
Agricultural & Rural Development) are so wonderful! They've
worked with us to develop a business plan and feasibility study,
plus they've given us many great ideas to help move our business
forward. They're a great bunch and always ready to help!
Communications - Kara Keeton is a gifted freelance writer
and photographer. She has helped us out enormously by writing articles
and taking photos that have appeared everywhere from our website
to many publications.
Farmhouse Cheese, Barren County - Last but not least is
Kenny's Farmhouse Cheese. Some of the nicest people you'll ever
meet making some of the best cheeses are Kenny and his family on
their family farm in Austin, KY. And plus they're dairy farmers,
like us, so of course we love em'!