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Blue Grass Farms Charities Offering Donated Food To Kentucky Farm Workers

This summer is a productive one for Blue Grass Farms Charities’ Food Distribution program.  Thanks to partnerships established with God’s Pantry and GleanKY, the charity has delivered more than 6,000 pounds of produce, breads and non-perishables to horse farm workers in Central Kentucky. “It’s unbelievable seeing all the food that is available at God’s Pantry, […]

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500 Christmas Smiles: BGFC Fundraising To Provide Holiday Gifts To Farm Workers’ Children

Central Kentucky’s Thoroughbred farm workers are still responsible for their equine charges all throughout the upcoming holiday season. Blue Grass Farms Charities, a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization based in Lexington, Ky., is committed to providing these workers’ children with Christmas gifts, as well as a holiday dinner for the family. Founded in 2003, the BGFC […]

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Five-Year University Study Sheds Light On Farm Workers’ Challenges And Potential Solutions

The University of Kentucky’s College of Public Health and the University of Maryland’s School of Social Work have released the results of a five-year study into health and safety of workers at Thoroughbred operations. Researchers spoke to farm workers and management, administering a number of surveys to learn more about the workers’ experience, injury histories, […]

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