BaysAnne and John Bays operate a naturally raised livestock farm of 325-acres on the Knox-Whitley County line.  The Bays' raise grass-fed beef, free range chickens, eggs and pork which they sell under the name of Moonlight Farm, LLC.  With the $7,500 SOAR Production Loan, the Bays will construct a 12'x24' barn to be used as a nursery to house their chick brooder and baby pigs. Moonlight Farm is both a Kentucky Proud and Appalachian Proud producer.  The Bays' were also named as one of three finalist for the Kentucky Farm Bureau "Farmer of the Year" award in November 2015.  To read more about their nomination, please visit