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Wendell MartinWendell & Jenny Martin operate Whispering Wind Farm, a 139-acre cattle and hay operation in the Three Links community of Jackson County.  The farm has been in the family since 1902, with Wendell and Jenny moving there to begin their farming operation in 2002.  Whispering Wind Farm is primarily a cattle operation with 25-30 head. The farm breeds its own cows which are then sold directly off the farm, usually in November and April.  With the $7,500 SOAR Farm Loan, the Martins will construct a new equipment and hay shed, construct a new pond and restore an existing dam on a different pond.


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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