About The Food Connection
The Food Connection serves farmers, food producers, students, and consumers by cultivating creative strategies and partnerships to support a vibrant, healthy, and equitable local food economy. On- and off-campus, we support innovative and interdisciplinary instruction and research, and deliver high-impact services and programs related to local food systems development. We value Kentucky-grown food and farmers, fostering community partnerships, and leveraging research and education as a foundation for exciting events at The 90 and around Kentucky.
Participants in our Programs
The Food Connection hosted 82 events and welcomed over 1,200 people into the Learning Kitchen in 2021.
Growers engaged since 2016
Nearly 200 Kentucky growers have been supported through 174 farm visits through Cultivate KY.