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Rebuilding Your Local Food System

On a beautiful May day, more than 100 people gathered at the DeKalb County Fairgrounds to learn, network and share about the local food system for Auburn, Indiana. This event is the mid-way point in the Rebuilding Your Local Food System program that the Hometown Collaboration Initiative (HCI) Team is pursuing as part of their …
More than 58 people gathered at the Spencer County Extension office on March 22, 2017 to learn and discuss issues for their local food system. As part of the Hometown Collaboration Initiative (HCI) Placemaking Track, the group has embarked on the Purdue Extension Rebuilding Your Local Food System program. As part of this six-month process, the …
Seymour’s HCI Coordinating Team is heavily engaged with Vision 2025 in planning and launching their Local Food Summit that will take place February 24. Seymour began the HCI process in early 2015. Early on, the HCI team members had a strong feeling they would pursue an area that focused around Quality of Place. Through the learning …
Food and Growers Association (FGA) hosted their 9th annual conference on February 7, 2015, in Batesville. The conference had more than 70 in attendance and featured educational seminars, ranging from using herbs as food and medicine to farm diversification in the morning. HUSK Food entrepreneurs Chris Baggott and Nick Carter served as keynote speakers and …