Current Projects

Julie and Chad MashburnJulie & Chad Mashburn farm 23-acres along the South Fork of the Kentucky River.  The Mashburns have raised six hogs for the past three years and would like to add four cattle to the farm.  With the SOAR Farm Loan of $7,500, the couple will a 20’x40’ wooden building for animal shelter and equipment storage.  They will also improve fencing and run a water line.

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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