Why buy Kentucky Proud?

Kentucky Proud stands for foods, nursery items, crafts, agritourism sites, farmers' markets, state parks, and many other products and destinations with roots in Kentucky soil. Kentucky Proud foods are raised, grown, or processed in Kentucky by Kentuckians. You can serve Kentucky Proud foods to your family with the confidence that they came from your friends and neighbors just down the road — not from thousands of miles away.

    When you buy a product with the Kentucky Proud label:
  • You are buying the freshest, most nutritious food possible.
  • You are keeping your dollars close to home.
  • You are helping a Kentucky farm family earn a living.
  • You are reducing the miles that the food has to travel from the farm to your plate.
  • Look for the Kentucky Proud logo at your favorite grocery, restaurant, or farmers' market.

What Products are Kentucky Proud?

If it's grown, raised or processed in Kentucky, chances are it qualifies to be Kentucky Proud. Here are some general classifications.

  • Alterative Livestock
  • Beef Cattle (Live)
  • Bison (Live)
  • Dairy Cattle (Live)
  • Dairy Goats (Live)
  • Dairy Products
  • Eggs
  • Equine
  • Fiber Goats
  • Fish & Seafood
  • Fish/Seafood
  • Honey/Bees
  • Livestock Feed
  • Meat Goats
  • Meat Goats (Live)
  • Meats (Frozen, Packaged or Cut)
  • Poultry
  • Poultry (Live)
  • Rabbit (Live)
  • Rabbits
  • Sheep
  • Sheep (Live)
  • Swine
  • Swine (Live)
  • Certified Organic
  • Christmas Trees
  • Field Grown
  • Cut Flowers
  • Fruits
  • Greenhouse
  • Hay
  • Straw
  • Sod/Compost
  • Fertilizer
  • Herbs
  • Spices
  • Mushrooms
  • Hops
  • Nursery
  • Nuts
  • Seeds
  • Seeds, Edible
  • Vegetables
  • Vineyard
  • Baked Goods
  • Beverages & Spirits
  • General Grocery
  • Sauces
  • Snack & Confection
  • Sorghum
  • Wine
  • Crafts
  • Farm Equipment
  • Farm Items
  • Fuel
  • Merchandise
  • Timber
  • Wood Products
  • Kentucky Proud Recipes

    After you buy fresh, delicious Kentucky Proud foods — what then? Click here to find recipes for delicious dishes from Kentucky Proud products.


    Consumer Services

    These Kentucky Proud services below spotlight specific categories of Kentucky Proud members.

    Appalachia Proud

    This Kentucky Proud brand designates farm products produced by farmers in 37 eastern Kentucky counties.

    Farmers' Market Directory

    Find a Kentucky Proud farmers' market near you for fresh food straight from the farm.

    Kentucky Farms are Fun

    Search for a fun, family-friendly Kentucky farm destination for a weekend or a vacation close to home.

    Homegrown by Heroes

    This Kentucky Proud brand designates farm products produced by military veterans.

    Kentucky Wine

    Visit one of Kentucky's more than 65 wineries.