Written By Real Food Challenge Campaign Director David Schwartz
Kentucky has long been known for its bourbon, horse racing, college basketball, fried chicken, coal and tobacco. Now, a thriving local food system!? That's the goal, if a team of local college students has its way.
This winter at the University of Louisville, students began combing through reams of invoices from U of L's $2.7 million food budget to assess exactly how much money is being devoted to local farms – as well as fairly trade, ecologically sound and humane farms and food businesses – and how they could be