LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 8, 2018) – Golden Apple Fruit Market of Fayette County is one of the 88 markets across the commonwealth accepted into the 2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Certified Roadside Farm Market Program.
In joining the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, Golden Apple Fruit Market has committed to offering quality products and service to its customers. Its acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that this market meets the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.
Golden Apple Fruit Market has a location in three cities: 4201 Saron Dr. in Lexington, 128 Hwy 160 in Hindman, and 1523 Hwy 119 N in Whitesburg. Golden Apple Fruit Market raises and sells a variety of fruits and vegetables in addition to selling eggs, county ham, jams and jellies, as well as, pumpkins gourds, straw and corn stalks. The Knott and Letcher County branches offer a wide variety of hanging baskets, mixed patio pots, Boston ferns, flats of vegetable plants, bedding plants, perennials, shrubs, trees, roses, and school tours. For more information on Golden Apple Fruit Market, call (859) 273-8629 for Lexington, (606) 785-4891 for Hindman, and (606) 633-9763 for Whitesburg.
“The coming growing season means so much to our many farm families across the state especially for those who operate a Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market,” said KFB President Mark Haney. “Our family farm is a member and I can tell you, first-hand, the value this program brings to our producers, as well as the customers they serve. The Roadside Farm Market Program has proven, for more than 20 years, to be a vital link in the ever-growing demand for good, wholesome local foods.”
Markets certified through this program are identified by the cornucopia logo and listed in the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Directory. The program also provides collective advertising, promotional items, education tour opportunities, and other marketing benefits with the intent to increase the net farm income of member markets.
The KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Rack Card is available at Kentucky welcome centers, state resort parks, local chambers of commerce/tourism centers, and county Farm Bureau offices. Consumers can also go to the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market website – kyfb.com/roadside – for a complete list of markets or download the KFB App.
During the 2018 season, KFB proudly celebrates its 23rd year of offering the Certified Roadside Farm Market program. To learn more, visit kyfb.com/roadside.