Leitchfield, Kentucky - America's Farmers

my town spotlight: Leitchfield, Kentucky

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Sitting in the Western fields of Kentucky, Leitchfield exports everything from buttery cheeses to fresh produce, and hosts one of the nation’s biggest fiddle competitions.

Leitchfield is a community that cares, and cares for each other. When it recognized that some community members would benefit from a mobile meal program, a local farmer directed an America’s Famers Grow Communities grant to create “Meals on the Bus,” a program serving meals to those in need. Each school bus is converted into a diner on wheels, making multiple stops and allowing anyone to hop on and grab a homemade lunch. And, along the road, family farmers markets help feed the community as well. Take the right backroads, and you can buy fresh produce off a farmer’s porch, even if they’re not home – just leave the money in a coffee can. To learn how to bolster your community through the America’s Farmers Grow Communities program, click through to learn more.