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“Ketchup” with an Indiana Favorite

Nothing tops a juicy cheeseburger quite like a ripe, Indiana-grown tomato. Tomatoes are a delicious treat and a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Potassium. In Indiana, we produce over 8 million pounds of tomatoes every year, making Indiana the 3rd largest producing state for tomatoes. With hundreds of ways to prepare tomatoes, […]

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Indiana Agriculture Is One In A Melon

Summer wouldn’t be summer without a cold slice of watermelon on a hot day. Not only is watermelon a refreshing summer treat but also contains Vitamins A, B6, and C. With several local watermelon growers in Indiana, you are bound to find a locally-grown watermelon near you. Indiana currently ranks 5th in watermelon production. Go […]

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Berry Good to Know

Nothing says summer quite like a cup of fresh, farm-picked blueberries. Did you know that blueberries are only 80 calories per cup? While these little guys are delicious, they also pack a punch being high in vitamin C, Fiber, and Manganese, which all help the body process cholesterol! Here in Indiana there are many places […]

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See What’s Popping in Indiana

Popcorn is a delicious treat that is naturally low in calories, fat, and has zero cholesterol! Indiana ranks second in popcorn production, and our total popcorn crop is valued at $71.4 million dollars. We produce nearly 500 million pounds of popcorn right here on Hoosier soil. For a simple, healthy snack that supports your neighborhood […]

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We’re growing! Shop our online farmers market – www.twbarn.com

The Wellness Barn is growing and has launched its online farmers market.  Now you can review their products 24/7, order online, and pick up at various drop sites.  They have partnered with Indiana Grown members and other farmers to bring you quality, locally raised or produced products.  Access the new online farmers market at www.twbarn.com.  There […]

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Buy Local This Holiday Season, Starting With Your Thanksgiving Turkey

Our favorite holiday is rapidly approaching: Thanksgiving!   Gunthorp Farms is a family owned farm in LaGrange, IN. We raise pigs, chickens, ducks, and a whole lot of turkeys for Thanksgiving. We also have a USDA inspected meat processing plant here on the farm. Our job isn’t complete until the turkey is harvested, packaged, and ready […]

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