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!! 

Keep Food Safe for July 4th Celebrations

The Fourth of July holiday offers opportunities for outdoor fun with family and friends. However, these warm weather events also present opportunities for foodborne bacteria to thrive. As food heats up in summer temperatures, bacteria multiply rapidly. To protect yourself, your family, and friends from foodborne illness during warm-weather months, safe food handling when eating outdoors is critical.

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Bipartisan Senate Bill Aims to Provide Flexibility to Summer Meal Programs

A bipartisan group of senators are leading the charge to make federal child nutrition programs more efficient, flexible and better equipped to reach children in need during the summer months.

Senators John Boozman (R-AR) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) —along with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Sens. Michael Bennet (D-CO), Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS), Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and John Hoeven (R-ND)—introduced the Hunger-Free Summer for Kids Act of 2019 to add flexibility to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), which offers children from low-income families free lunch and snacks in the summer. The bill gives states additional options to reach hungry children in communities without a centralized feeding site during the summer.

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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