First Processed Produce in Central KY (5/2016) 

The Food Connection served as the research consultant for a collaborative project with Bluegrass Farm to Table and Community Ventures to identify gaps in our produce value chain, and the specific needs for additional processing capacity in the region. 

View or download First Processed Produce in Central Kentucky Report

Fayette County Local Food Demand Assesment (11/2015)

Working in partnership with CEDIK and Bluegrass Farm to Table, The Food Connection contributed to this study which examines the current landscape of local food demand in Lexington, Kentucky based on interviews with purchasers, producers, distributors, and processors.

View or download the Fayette County Local Food Demand Assessment White Paper

Click Here for the Full Report

Grasshopper Distribution Evaluation (1/2015)

View or download 'Grasshoppers Distribution: Lessons Learned and Lasting Legacy

(Brislen, Woods, Meyer, Routt, 2015)

County Food Production and Marketing Profiles (9/2016)

The Food Connection, in partnership with Bluegrass Farm to Table, and CEDIK (Community and Economic Development Initiative for Kentucky, and KCARD (Kentucky Center for Agricultural and Rural Development), has developed local food profiles for 23 Central Kentucky counties; these can be accessed below. 

Click Here to go to view County Profiles on CEDIK'S website