In 2010, the Governor’s Garden began expanding throughout the state in an effort to heighten awareness of the many benefits of growing a garden and consuming fresh produce. All produce harvested from each garden is donated to local food pantries and soup kitchens or used at onsite kitchens.
Governor’s Garden Locations
Berry Hill Mansion – Frankfort, Ky. *inaugural site
Governor’s Mansion – Frankfort, Ky.
Kentucky Exposition Center – Louisville, Ky.
Kentucky Horse Park – Lexington, Ky.
Kentucky FFA Training Center – Hardinsburg, Ky.
Governor’s Garden Partners
The Governor’s Garden Initiative would not be possible without the cooperation of government, education and agricultural organizations from across the Commonwealth. Partners in this initiative include First Lady Jane Beshear, the Kentucky Finance and Administration Cabinet, the Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy, FFA and local schools and colleges.