Specialty Crop: Plate it Up, Kentucky Proud Recipe Development for Consumers and Producers with One-Dish Healthy Meals Research Component

Grants and Contracts Details


This project will increase demand for Kentucky fruits, vegetables, nuts, and herbs by increasing child and adult nutrition knowledge and consumption of specialty crops. The Plate it Up, Kentucky Proud project links the expertise of University of Kentucky faculty with nutrition students, Extension agents, and producers to market Kentucky specialty crops. We will maintain a consumer focus for this grant period with an emphasis on healthy and economical one-dish family meal recipe development. In addition, we will expand a producer implementation plan for recipe card dissemination. The project will develop, disseminate, and demonstrate new recipes featuring local seasonal specialty crops to market Kentucky foods part of a healthy lifestyle.
Effective start/end date12/31/139/15/16


  • KY Department of Agriculture: $49,996.00


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