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Indiana Grown initiative to co-sponsor inaugural ‘On the River’ family and farming festival

Indiana Grown announces its latest partnership with iPICKHERE to present On the River, a family and farming festival taking place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, on the Evansville riverfront. The statewide specialty farming and food expo is free to the public and will feature Indiana Grown vendors, as well as artisans, […]

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Beginning farmer veteran tours

Mark your calendars! Our partners, AgrAbility and Purdue Extension, would like to invite all military veterans and active personnel to join them for two farm tours. Cultivate your interest in farming!       What: Farm Tour When: May 1, 2016 Where: Freebird Farm & Homestead in Walton, IN Additional information: Freebird Farm & Homestead is a highly diversified farmstead with […]

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Indiana Grown Homegrown By Heroes

INDIANAPOLIS (Feb. 29, 2016) – The Indiana State Department of Agriculture’s (ISDA) Indiana Grown initiative announced today the Indiana Grown Homegrown By Heroes program, which gives Hoosiers a new, tangible way to support local veterans with an agriculture business. Governor Mike Pence attended the announcement at the Indiana War Memorial and was joined by ISDA Director Ted McKinney […]

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Indiana Grown to have large presence at inaugural Fantastic Food Fest

INDIANAPOLIS (Jan. 7, 2016) The Indiana State Department of Agriculture’s Indiana Grown Initiative continues to expand its reach by partnering with Fantastic Food Fest, an interactive food and beverage event. Taking place Jan. 16-17 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, over 50 Indiana Grown members will be exhibiting at the event, showcasing their products in front […]

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September Field to Plate Farmers Market Greensburg

Join Purdue Extension-Decatur County and Main Street Greensburg for the September Field to Plate Farmers Market activities. Our activity for September will be Soap Making. For more details click here and contact Teri Hornberger (812-663-8388) or Wendy Blake (812-222-0037). These activities are made possible thanks to a grant from the Ag Field of Interest Fund at […]

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Food Show

The Indiana Grown Initiative had its first product selection show with Kroger grocery stores on Friday, June 26, and it was a huge success. More than 70 producers and farmers attended the show and each had a chance to meet with Kroger buyers and discuss their Indiana-made products. Many attendees hoped to either gain more […]

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