Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Webster
Davis Motor Sales banner ad

Kentucky Proud Experience Offers Local Foods, Beverages at Kentucky State Fair

HaleCMYKKris Hale grills chicken kabobs for a booth in the Kentucky Proud Experience area at the Kentucky Exposition Center. (Photo courtesy Kentucky Department of Agriculture)LOUISVILLE, Ky. (8/15/14) — Agriculture Commissioner James Comer encourages Kentucky State Fair visitors to drop by the Kentucky Proud Experience tent to enjoy and purchase fresh local foods and beverages.

The tent is located on the West Lawn at the Kentucky Exposition Center.

"People today want to know their farmer, where their food comes from, and to buy and drink locally," Commissioner Comer said. "What better place to showcase the best our state has to offer than at the Kentucky State Fair?"

Visitors may choose from among Kentucky Proud lamb burgers, bourbon-glazed chicken, hero sandwiches (with a vegetarian option), and Preferred Popcorn, made from 100 percent Kentucky-grown popcorn. Wash it down with Kentucky craft beers, Kentucky bourbon or Kentucky wine, or nonalcoholic offerings such as Ale-8-One. Farm-fresh menu options will be offered every day, and acoustic music and lawn games will be provided.

The Kentucky Proud Experience Tent is the result of a partnership of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, the Kentucky State Fair Board and Festival Cuisine.

"We wanted to bring some of the best parts of Kentucky to the state fair when it comes to local food and beverages this year," Commissioner Comer said. "A lot of people have worked very long and very hard to make this happen, and we are excited to see it all come together."

Daily events are scheduled throughout the fair, and live music will play every evening. For more information and event times, stop by the Kentucky Proud Experience tent or visit the Kentucky Proud Experience page on Facebook.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Ted Sloan

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

button coupons
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013
button classifieds

In Other News...

MCCH Offers Free Screenings at the Love Your Heart Health Screening Event on Feb. 6

MURRAY, Ky. (1/25/15) — Murray-Calloway County Hospital encourages you to Love Your Heart in recognition of American… Read More

Wade Retires from Murray-Calloway County Hospital after 44 Years of Service

MURRAY, Ky. (1/24/15) — When Kathy Wade started at Murray-Calloway County Hospital as a switchboard operator in 1970,… Read More
Started 11/8/2013
Started 11/8/2013

Most Read This Week

January 19, 2015 8760

Two-Year-Old Child Dies after Being Struck by…

in Top News For All Sites by Paul Ray
January 19, 2015 8667

UPDATE - Lady Mustangs Fall to South Warren

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Steve LeMaster
January 23, 2015 7020

Local Church's Faith Restored; 71 Souls Saved…

in Video by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
January 22, 2015 6739

Nortonville Man Accused of Selling Drugs near…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 20, 2015 6497

Bridal, Prom, Pageant Expo Planned for February…

in Hopkins News by Dana Brown
January 23, 2015 5273

Parents Face Charges after Marijuana Joint Falls…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 21, 2015 5095

KYDOT Pre-Treating Roads Thursday in Antipation…

in Top News For All Sites by Keith Todd
January 21, 2015 4641

Man Arrested after Allegedly Nodding off on Baby…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Jail
January 22, 2015 4476

MCEA Head: Further School Mergers Might Ease…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Paul McRee, SurfKY News
January 18, 2015 4129

Single Vehicle Injury Collision On Cleaton Road

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Stu Recke, KSP

Stories Trending Today

January 23, 2015 1681

School Board Hears Public Comments Regarding…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
January 24, 2015 1354

Five Injured in Two-Vehicle Collision

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Chris E. King
January 25, 2015 1213

Dean’s List Announced

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Joyce Riggs
January 24, 2015 1165

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Hopkins County

in Hopkins News by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
January 24, 2015 1031

Spelling Bee Contest Winners Announced

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Joyce Riggs
January 24, 2015 976

Kentucky 2014 Highway Fatality Figures Released

in General News For All Sites by Keith Todd
January 24, 2015 919

PSC Bars $54 Million in Kentucky Power Fuel Cost…

in General News For All Sites by Andrew Melnykovych
January 24, 2015 890

Keeping the Faith - 'What It's Good For'

in General News For All Sites by Ronnie McBrayer
January 25, 2015 854

Two Die, Two Injured in Two-Vehicle Accident

in Local (Owensboro) Top News by Dispatcher Dustin Staves
January 24, 2015 835

Busting the Myths of Leadership

in General News For All Sites by David Taylor

SurfKY News Group, Inc.
Corporate Office & Studio
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431
270.452.2727 (phone)
  •  270.452.2249 (fax)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social fbsocial twsocial yt
social gpsocial flr subscribevideoitunessocial rss