Indiana Grown initiative to co-sponsor inaugural ‘On the River’ family and farming festival

Indiana Grown announces its latest partnership with iPICKHERE to present On the River, a family and farming festival taking place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 21, on the Evansville riverfront. The statewide specialty farming and food expo is free to the public and will feature Indiana Grown vendors, as well as artisans, […]

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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. The goal of the initiative is to help consumers more easily identify, find and buy Indiana Grown products and includes three major objectives: (1) help […]

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Beginning farmer veteran tours

Mark your calendars! Our partners, AgrAbility and Purdue Extension, would like to invite all military veterans and active personnel to join them for two farm tours. Cultivate your interest in farming!       What: Farm Tour When: May 1, 2016 Where: Freebird Farm & Homestead in Walton, IN Additional information: Freebird Farm & Homestead is a highly diversified farmstead with […]

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About Indiana Pickle Company

Have you ever wondered how the Indiana Beer Pickle was born? It all started when I was just a kid, growing up on a small farm in Indianapolis. Every summer my mother would take fresh cucumbers from the garden and pickle them in a whiskey barrel. These pickles were so good, my friends asked for […]

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Introducing FoodLink

Purdue Extension has developed FoodLink, an online database accessible with QR codes that will enable farmers, markets and consumers to access food information from their smartphone or computer. Useful point of sale information such as how to choose, what to look for and season of production are part of a broader set of information that […]

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CropStalker Allows Farms to Track Plots, Plantings, Inputs, and Harvests for Consumers to See on Traceable Label Indianapolis, IN – March 10, 2016 – The latest software innovation is being released from, a Indianapolis-based technology company aimed at increasing consumer access to locally-produced foods. CropStalker ( serves farmers by providing an easy-to-use farm mapping […]

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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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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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