Kentucky-Grown Vegetable Incentive Program2018-10-18T13:45:34+00:00

Kentucky-Grown Vegetable Incentive Program

The Kentucky-Grown Vegetable Incentive Program, also known as K-VIP, was established was established to increase locally-grown fruit and vegetables in the Kentucky summer meals program and after-school meals program.

The Kentucky-Grown Vegetable Incentive Program is funded by the Kentucky Agriculture Development Board and administered by The Kentucky Association of Food Banks.


KVIP reimburses sponsors for buying fresh fruits and vegetables from farms in Kentucky.

If you are a participating K-VIP sponsor you will need to:

  • Track your monthly produce spending and submit receipts to KY Kids Eat
  • Send the original receipts to Kentucky Department of Agriculture
  • Keep a copy of your receipts on file

New applications for the K-VIP program are currently closed.

This program is a partnership with the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and the Kentucky Department of Education.