Scott Co. farm helps Kentuckians in need through new business venture


SCOTT CO., Ky. (WKYT) – The continued pandemic introduced uncertainty to many enterprise house owners, however one farm in Scott County used the time to deal with a brand new enterprise enterprise.

Sharpe Farms, a household enterprise, has been a part of life for the Sharpe household for 9 generations.

“My favourite factor about farming is maintaining it within the household,” says co-owner Beckham Sharpe. “I like having all the youngsters and nephews.”

The Sharpe household says when COVID hit, and lots of have been afraid to move to grocery shops, they used the unsure time to start out a brand new enterprise enterprise. It’s a solution to carry wholesome, contemporary meals straight to Kentuckians.

“Mainly they’re getting it from the farm to their fridges,” says co-owner Megan Sharpe.

Meagan explains their handpicked field. It’s made up of veggies and a value-added merchandise resembling a sauce or honey.

Through the pandemic, the concept was introduced one step additional. The farm partnered with meals banks, providing 139,463 kilos of produce to households in want.

Co-owner Jacob Sharpe recollects the gratitude of 1 recipient.

“She was actually grateful. She was nearly upset, you already know, as a result of she was like, ‘your containers actually assist us. We’re actually hurting,’” Jacob says.

Throughout a time of wrestle, the household says the farm took large steps. Blossoming, they are saying, to profit the farm’s 10th technology.

“We speak each day about the way to make it greater, the way to make it higher, what can we do to succeed in extra individuals and so we’re actually excited the place the subsequent few years are going to take us,” Meagan says.

The opening day for this season’s handpicked containers is the second week of June. When you’re focused on a field, you’ll be able to go to this website.

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