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Sweet Bee GardensSweet Bee Gardens ( is a family-owned organic vegetable and fruit business operated by the Fields family located in Greenup County. Products are sold primarily at local farmer’s markets and include tomatoes, peppers, eggs, seasonal greens, herbs, berries and fruit, etc.  The farm processes some of what they grow into value added products, including jellies, spice rubs and canned products in their certified kitchen.  Sweet Bee Gardens also grows some more unusual vegetables and herbs for which they are beginning to develop a market.  With the SOAR Farm Loan of $7,500, the farm will construct a pond for irrigation and upgrade their greenhouses.

The SOAR Small Production Loan Fund is a low-interest financing resource designed to assist small producers grow healthy, nutritional foods so that they can move into commercial production. The goal is to support and educate growers to develop a strong local food system in eastern and southern Kentucky that will be market-supported and result in a profit for the growers.


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