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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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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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Indiana Grown for Schools Survey

The Indiana State Department of Agriculture’s Indiana Grown program (ISDA/IG) is gathering information as part of their involvement in a Farm to School grant and in partnership with Purdue Extension (PEX), Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) and the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). The information gathered will be collated into the Indiana Grown for […]

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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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