Introduction by Matthew Dawson (CEO and Co-owner of Castle)

You are you what you eat eats, and what you eat is what it eats eats.  What…….what?

You’ve heard that you are what you eat, right?  That’s true.  But what you eat eats matters as well.  So, pasture raised eggs a...

You come to the Kentucky Castle for tours, good dining, and the sense of a fairytale. But what if the Castle was your classroom? Every morning I get on Versailles Road and drive to the Castle to spend two hours working with the staff. But I’m not an employee, I’m a ful...

August 21, 2018

No more vegetable oils!

“I prefer to butter to margarine because I trust cows more than I trust chemists.”

-Joan Gussow

We’ve decided to go against the grain. But don’t worry: it’s for your own good. While 99 percent of all restaurants use vegetable oil for cooking becaus...

August 13, 2018


When we purchased The Kentucky Castle in 2017,  it was very important to us to create a farm-to-table experience for our restaurant guests.

Why is that so important to us? Well, besides being able to taste the difference in terms of flavor and quality of our foods, thi...

August 8, 2018

Being summertime there have been several changes within the walls of the castle. If you haven’t been out since the new pool has been completed you should definitely come check it out!

Our Chef’s garden is another addition we’re very excited about. It’s just outside of o...

June 26, 2018

If you have visited the castle recently you have probably heard our noisy but adorable friends. We have introduced goats to the farm!  We have plans in the coming years to incorporate a “flerd” and utilize rotational grazing with goats, cattle, and sheep. When rotated...

If you have never gotten a chance to sit and watch chickens I highly encourage you to do so. They are silly, spunky creatures, each with very different personalities. At the castle we currently have a flock of chickens laying fresh eggs every day that our chef uses to...

Gardening is a very popular hobby and lifestyle that has been getting a positive spotlight recently. There are so many benefits to growing your own food; it saves you money, you know exactly where your food is coming from, gives you an excuse to get outside, promotes h...

May 19, 2018

This week the castle welcomed a newcomer, the first intern, Brianna Barnes. Brianna just finished her third year at Murray State University where she studies Agriculture Education. She visited the castle in December and heard of a few of our projects/ideas for the farm...

April 22, 2018

Today is Earth Day and at The Kentucky Castle we’re very committed to taking the best possible care of our little piece of earth here in Versailles, KY.  A week ago we installed approximately 100,000 honeybees with the help of our friends at Blewegrass Apiary.  

Our goa...

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