Indiana food hub to take online orders

Beginning this Friday consumers interested in buying Indiana-grown food products can begin placing their orders online through the Hoosier Harvest Market.  Organized by Purdue Extension, the Hoosier Harvest Market is a cooperative through which consumers can order locally produced foods at any time.  Roy Ballard, Hancock County Purdue Extension educator says Hoosiers will now have… Read more »

USDA releases Regional Food Hub Guide

The USDA has unveiled a first-ever Regional Food Hub Resource guide for small and medium-sized producers to help them grab more market share. Deputy Ag Secretary Kathleen Merrigan tells Brownfield the USDA with several partners has identified 170 regional food hubs. But, Brownfield asked, what are food hubs? Merrigan say they are businesses and organizations… Read more »

2012 IYC: The Lost River Market and Deli

In Orange County Indiana the town of Paoli had just a few options for residents to do their shopping.  Debbie Turner, a past steering committee member for the Lost River Market and Deli says while those places serve a purpose, the community felt they were under served.  “We would often ask members of the community… Read more »