CatesHENDERSON, Ky. (6/11/18) — Cates Farm of Henderson County is one of the 88 markets across the commonwealth accepted into the 2018 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program.

In joining the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, Cates Farm has committed to offering quality products and service to its customers. Its acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that this market meets the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.

Cates Farm sells a variety of fresh, homegrown vegetables from June through August at their market stand on Hwy 425 in Henderson. Products are picked fresh daily and include strawberries, cabbage, onions, lettuce, tomatoes, green beans, sweet corn, potatoes, eggplant, peppers, cucumbers, watermelons and more. Open the last two weekends in September and October, Cates Farm, located at 8132 Pruitt Agnew Road, offers group and school tours, a 15-acre corn maze, a 12-acre pumpkin patch, hayrides, a straw maze, pedal tractors, bounce house, fire pits, jump pads, and other activities for the family. For more information on Cates Farm, call (270) 823-6150, e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., visit www.catesfarmky.com or find them on Facebook.

“The coming growing season means so much to our many farm families across the state especially for those who operate a Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market,” said KFB President Mark Haney. “Our family farm is a member and I can tell you, first-hand, the value this program brings to our producers, as well as the customers they serve. The Roadside Farm Market Program has proven, for more than 20 years, to be a vital link in the ever-growing demand for good, wholesome local foods.”

Markets certified through this program are identified by the cornucopia logo and listed in the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Directory. The program also provides collective advertising, promotional items, education tour opportunities, and other marketing benefits with the intent to increase the net farm income of member markets.

The KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Rack Card is available at Kentucky welcome centers, state resort parks, local chambers of commerce/tourism centers, and county Farm Bureau offices. Consumers can also go to the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market website – kyfb.com/roadside – for a complete list of markets or download the KFB App.

During the 2018 season, KFB proudly celebrates its 23rd year of offering the Certified Roadside Farm Market program. To learn more, visit kyfb.com/roadside, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or “Like” the Roadside Farm Market Facebook page at facebook.com/KYRoadsideFarmMarkets.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Todd Bright, KFB

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