Horticulture News

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Traveling eight miles to the nearest grocery store doesn’t sound too bad, unless people have to make that trip without a car. Many who live in inner city areas on limited resources don’t have cars and that makes providing a fresh, healthy meal a real challenge.

The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and the UK Cooperative Extension Service has been partnering with local agencies in Campbell County to find ways to help people overcome these obstacles.

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While the African nation of Ghana is one of the most developed on the continent, its people still suffer from poverty and hunger. A U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service grant will help University of Kentucky scientists positively impact the nation by helping Ghanaian women who farm improve their job opportunities and their children’s nutrition.

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