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Farm to Fork: Fighting food insecurity one meal at a time

Reaghan Chen, Opinions Editor January 15, 2024

Students trickle into the room as sunlight peeks through the large windows. Some come in talking with friends. Others keep their earbuds in as they pull out their phones.  The sound of Rihanna’s...

Students eat during the Farm-to-Fork meal at the Funkhouser classroom building at the University of Kentucky on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Not just a free lunch: UK student org focuses on education, community

Natalie Parks January 29, 2020

An old adage says “there’s no such thing as a free lunch”, but that’s exactly what’s offered by Farm-to-Fork, an on-campus organization that aims to reduce food insecurity at UK.Farm-to-Fork...

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A Thanksgiving reminder: Many still can’t access healthy food in the U.S.

Kelly Walker November 25, 2019

Thanksgiving break is almost here! Soon, it’ll be time to go home and reconnect with family over an abundance of food and acknowledge what you’re thankful for.  One of the many things that you might...

Farm to Fork attempts to gather food donations from the many eateries around campus, but it specifically asks for the food that the restaurants would otherwise throw away.

Farm to Fork offers free meals for students while reducing waste

Addison Lander September 27, 2018

Tucked away on the second floor inside the Funkhouser building lies a cafeteria- style room where, on Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., students assemble for a free meal at lunchtime through a program...

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