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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PRESS RELEASE: Husk Acquired by Lifeline Farms

Even as Co-Founders Chris Baggott and Nick Carter Announce their First Food Startup Exit, Plans for the Next Local Food Startup Are Already Cooking. Indianapolis, IN – January 20, 2016 – Founded in 2013, Greenfield-based food startup Husk has placed its line of locally-grown frozen vegetables in over 300 grocery stores and supermarkets around the […]

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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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Best Boy and Seven Sons Featured in KPC News

Indiana Grown program feeds demand for local foods ROANOKE — Seven Sons Farms is a farm-to-consumer operation near Roanoke known for its pastured eggs, dairy products, grass-fed beef and free-range poultry and pork. The popularity of its eggs at Earth Fare and the 3 Rivers Natural Food Co-op & Deli stores in Fort Wayne convinced […]

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Fantastic Food Fest

Food Fest to be Indy’s Largest Celebrity chefs, demos highlight Jan. 16-17 event INDIANAPOLIS—Food celebrities Ted Allen and Hugh Acheson will headline Indy’s biggest-ever food-and-beverage event, Fantastic Food Fest—an all-out, interactive experience taking place Jan. 16-17, 2016 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds (map). Fine food, breweries, wineries, restaurants and select vendors will come together to […]

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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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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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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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