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Food Councils Selected for Indiana Grown Grant

INDIANAPOLIS (March 15, 2021) — Indiana Grown has awarded five organizations with a Food Council Development Grant. A food council is a community-based coalition created to build a stronger food system. Much of the work done by these regional organizations aligns with Indiana Grown’s mission and benefits farmers and producers statewide. “The awards announced today will […]

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A Gift of New Members

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture’s Indiana Grown initiative supports products grown or made by Hoosiers, for Hoosiers. Our goal is to help consumers more easily identify these products by using the Indiana Grown logo. Now, in its fifth year, the initiative has over 1700 members and 50+ business partners, which includes a wide variety […]

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Indiana Grown launches online marketplace

  INDIANAPOLIS (December 14, 2020) — Today, Indiana Grown launched the Shop Indiana Grown online marketplace. The free service will be offered to all qualifying Indiana Grown members providing them with an additional sales outlet during a time when online retail is critical to the success of many farms and businesses in our state and […]

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Thankful for November New Members!

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture’s Indiana Grown initiative supports products grown or made by Hoosiers, for Hoosiers. Our goal is to help consumers more easily identify these products by using the Indiana Grown logo. Now, in its fifth year, the initiative has over 1700 members and 50+ business partners, which includes a wide variety […]

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Six awardees receive specialty crop grant funding

INDIANAPOLIS (Dec. 3, 2020) —  The Indiana State Department of Agriculture awarded more than $468,000 to six projects designed to grow the state’s specialty crop sector, funded by USDA’s Specialty Crop Block Grant program. Specialty crops include fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, and horticulture and nursery crops. “Our Hoosier farmers are leading producers of many fruits and vegetables, like […]

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