Category Archives: Food

SUMMER FOOD SERVICE PROGRAM

RED LICK BAPTIST CHURCH

On Tuesday and Thursday we are offering meals for ANY child!! It starts at 7:00 p.m. EVERY TUESDAY and THURSDAY through the summer!!

This is for ANY CHILD, needy, not needy, if you are a mom that works late, if you just don’t want to cook a couple nights a week, etc bring your child for a FREE MEAL twice a week!! 

Bluegrass BBQ Fest Kicks Off

For its third year, the Bluegrass BBQ Fest will return to the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza in downtown Lexington on June 7-8 to launch the summer season with a two-day community celebration of the region’s tastiest barbecue.

The growing festival attracts the area’s top pitmasters to showcase their culinary talents, along with a full accompaniment of musical entertainment, family activities and craft beer and bourbon selections. This year’s star barbecue performers will include Staxx BBQ, J. Render’s, City Barbecue, Red State, Thai barbecue by Jasmine Rice, Edley’s, Kentucky Strong and more. To cool down the palate, ice cream and Italian ice will be scooped on site by dessert sellers including Crank & Boom, Sav’s Chill and Repicci’s. Continue reading Bluegrass BBQ Fest Kicks Off

BLUEGRASS BBQ FEST KICKS OFF

For its third year, the Bluegrass BBQ Fest will return to the Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza in downtown Lexington on June 7-8 to launch the summer season with a two-day community celebration of the region’s tastiest barbecue.

The growing festival attracts the area’s top pitmasters to showcase their culinary talents, along with a full accompaniment of musical entertainment, family activities and craft beer and bourbon selections. This year’s star barbecue performers will include Staxx BBQ, J. Render’s, City Barbecue, Red State, Thai barbecue by Jasmine Rice, Edley’s, Kentucky Strong and more. To cool down the palate, ice cream and Italian ice will be scooped on site by dessert sellers including Crank & Boom, Sav’s Chill and Repicci’s. Continue reading BLUEGRASS BBQ FEST KICKS OFF

21,400 Kentuckians Have Lost Food Assistance as a Result of Barriers Erected by State

New data shows 21,400 Kentuckians have had Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits taken away due to a recent state rule requiring adults without dependents or a disability report work hours over a certain threshold or lose food assistance. Continue reading 21,400 Kentuckians Have Lost Food Assistance as a Result of Barriers Erected by State

Ale-8-One debuts Orange Cream

Ale-8-One is pleased to announce that this May, Orange Cream Ale-8 will be released for a limited time only. This is just the second new flavor for the company in 93 years. Building on the success of Cherry Ale-8, which was released last year, the company has developed its second specialty soda which was inspired by the nostalgic flavors of summer. The new Orange Cream Ale-8 has notes of orange and sweet vanilla cream for a distinctive soda. However, the company will just produce a small batch and limited number of bottles of the soft drink and when these are gone, they are gone! Orange Cream Ale-8 will only be available in certain areas of Kentucky, including Lexington, Elizabethtown, Bowling Green, Continue reading Ale-8-One debuts Orange Cream

From the Office of Mitch McConnell

By U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

Senator McConnell Praises Work of Lexington-Based God’s Pantry Food Bank during Senate Agriculture Committee Hearing

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) introduced Michael Halligan, CEO of God’s Pantry Food Bank in Lexington, Kentucky, at a hearing today before the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee. Senator McConnell invited Halligan to testify before the committee about childhood nutrition and the work of God’s Pantry Food Bank to help feed children in Kentucky. “Mike’s successful track record of helping Kentuckians will bring a valuable perspective, and I’m confident this Committee will benefit from his testimony today,” said Senator McConnell. Continue reading From the Office of Mitch McConnell