The Bicentenial Bazzar

Super Micro Greens at Bicentennial bazaar farmers market at the Indianapolis City Market This market is over now but we were so pleased to be a part of the celebrations for Indiana’s Bicentennial. https://www.instagram.com/p/BALoWBbtpLG/?taken-by=ianamott

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Perfect Pumpkin Patches in Indiana You Need to Know

Several Indiana Grown members are highlighted in this article about Pumpkin Patches in Indiana!  Click on this link for the full list. Pumpkin pickers, rest assured; the Hoosier state has got you covered. From pumpkin pie to jack-o’-lanterns, the pumpkin is a worldwide symbol for fall. With an array of uses, pumpkins are a staple […]

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Congratulations to the newest members of our Indiana Grown community

Indiana Grown is an all-inclusive collaborative initiative designed to promote Indiana produced agricultural products to residents, restaurants, grocery stores, farmer’s markets, wholesalers, processors and other retail businesses throughout the state. Now, in its second year, the initiative has over 550 members and includes a diverse community of farmers and processors, retailers, farmers markets, wholesalers, business […]

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INDIANA GROWN HOSTS FIRST-EVER CULINARY CREATIONS CONTEST AT INDIANA STATE FAIR

The Indiana Grown initiative, developed by the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA), hosted its first-ever Culinary Creations Contest to highlight appetizers, entrées and desserts made with Indiana Grown member products. Contestants had to make one dish or appetizer using at least 2 Indiana Grown ingredients, and below are the winners from this year: Pam Nash […]

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Indiana Grown announces member partnership between marsh supermarkets and Indiana Pork

INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 24, 2016) –  Indiana Grown, an initiative developed by the Indiana State Department of Agriculture (ISDA) to promote Hoosier-made agricultural products, announced the partnership between Indiana Pork and Marsh Supermarkets, making pork burger products available in all Marsh store locations throughout Indiana. A press conference for the official partnership between the two Indiana […]

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Sweet Corn Donation

Almost 60 dozen bags of sweet corn were delivered Thursday morning to the Supplemental United Food Pantry of Southern LaPorte County in Hanna and are pictured here.  Justene Charlesworth, of the LaCrosse HS Leo’s Club, met Carolyn Homan, a 28 year volunteer of the Pantry, to make the delivery.  Justene’s brother, Riley Charlesworth, is the […]

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Poptique Joins the Fight for Childhood Cancer

Poptique joins fight against childhood cancer Poptique Popcorn joined a fundraiser hosted by Meridian Title Corporation on Friday, Aug. 5 in Fort Wayne to raise money for the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation, a charity that funds research to fight childhood cancer. Poptique owner Gary Hively said that one of the reasons he wanted to help […]

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Beginning Farmer Veteran Workshop

National AgrAbility Project and Purdue University’s Indiana Beginning Farmer program are teaming up to host a free Beginning Farmer Veteran Workshop. The event is taking place on July 30 at the Beck Agricultural Center in West Lafayette and provides military veterans, active duty members, as well as their families, the opportunity to learn more about how to start and operate […]

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Photo History Book of County Extension Agents

Purdue University Press is publishing several regional history titles this year.  The most recent book is Enriching the Hoosier Farm Family: A Photo History of Indiana’s Early County Extension Agents by Fredrick Whitford, Neal Harmeyer and David Hovde. Compiled from original county agent records discovered in Purdue University’s Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research […]

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Where Does Your Shrimp Come From?

Ever wonder where the shrimp you buy in the grocery store comes from? The simple truth is that over 90% of shrimp and seafood is imported into the United States every year. Most of this shrimp is produced 12,000 miles away in Southeast Asian countries. It is then frozen before being shipped half-way around the world to […]

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