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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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Kroger Central Division Hosts Indiana Grown News Conference and Hoosier Vendor Showcase with Lt. Governor Ellspermann

INDIANAPOLIS (Oct. 7, 2015) – Today Kroger Co.’s Central Division president Jeff Burt hosted Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann, announcing Kroger’s partnership with the highly-successful statewide program Indiana Grown at the Kroger store at 1217 South Rangeline Road.   All of Kroger’s 102 division stores throughout the state will feature Indiana Grown products including Kroger brand […]

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Up Up and Away!

On July 7, 2015, Indiana Grown soared to new heights with its official launch at Waterman’s Family Farm in Indianapolis. Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann captivated the audience with her enthusiasm for the initiative and presented the official unveiling of Indiana Grown. Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director and Indiana Grown Commission member, Ted McKinney provided […]

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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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Welcome to Indiana Grown!

It is no secret that Indiana is one of the top farming states in the country with around 60,000 farms that grow, produce and process some of the highest-quality products in the nation. However, less than 10 percent of the $16 billion Hoosiers spend annually on food is sourced within Indiana. With locally made products […]

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