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Joey AllenJoe Allen is a young farmer who has been farming on a smaller scale with his family all his life.  He presently farms a portion of a 19-acre tract he purchased where he was raised in Wolfe County and on a 40-acre tract owned by his father in Menifee County.  Mr. Allen would like to expand his farming operation to the point where he could eventually become a full-time farmer.  With the $7,500 SOAR Farm Loan, Mr. Allen purchased a cattle trailer to move his livestock between farms and make fencing, water line and other improvements to the farm.

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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