fresh connect seeks BIPOC, Female, Beginning, military veteran and other socially disadvantaged Farmers
Are you looking to diversify your sales and help feed fellow Food Insecure Hoosiers at the same time?
Fresh Connect Central has been working in conjunction with Legita Wilson from the Indiana Department of Health and Emily Buice from the Indiana Department of Agriculture to help food banks source local foods through the Local Food Purchase Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program (LFPA) Grant Opportunity through one of its two tracks (one is specific to food bank sourcing only and one is a local regional access approach). Fresh Connect Central is a nonprofit agri-food cooperative subsidiary of Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana that sources and distributes fresh produce, dairy, and protein to food banks within the Feeding America Network.
This grant will focus on purchasing local food from Socially Disadvantaged Farmers or Ranchers which is defined as “a farmer or rancher who is a member of a Socially Disadvantaged Group. A Socially Disadvantaged Group is a group whose members have been subject to discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age,
The Seymour Area Farmers Market seeks vegetable vendors for their year-round farmers market in southern Indiana. Vendors can choose to participate for spring, summer, fall, and/or winter. Several vendors have retired recently, leaving a gap in the market. We have a tried and true customer base, a dedicated market committee, and a steady group of other vendors including food truck, beef, pork, lamb, chicken, eggs, melons, hydroponic greens, sourdough, baked goods, and more. Market handbook and application are here. Contact Market Manager Rachel Root for more information at: email@example.com.
The Yellow House Market and The Broadway Farmers Market are seeking new vendors, especially farmers with eggs throughout the year and seasonal products including melons, mums, pumpkins, and Christmas trees.
The markets currently feature products from Lawrence Community Garden, Elephant Garden, Full Hand Farm, and others, and they're eager to add more local food for their customers. The market is open Thursday evening, Friday 10-2, and Saturday 9am-1pm. Vendors can sign up for any combination or all of the markets.
To learn more or sign up, contact Kirt or Carla Maxey at (317) 341-4048 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.thefoodfirm.biz
In early summer 2021, the Bloomington Farm Stop Collective will be opening a new farmer owned, consignment based, local retail and aggregation space in Bloomington, Indiana! We are currently accepting vendor applications and hiring for a store manager position.
Vendor application information is now available online and an optional vendor information meeting is scheduled for Monday, March 1st at 6pm (via Zoom). The job posting is for Farm Stop Manager is available here.
More details can be found below. Please help us spread the word!
Calling farmers and ranchers in Central and Southeastern Indiana! Hoosier Harvest Market is a farmer-owned cooperative food hub operating in the Indianapolis, Greenfield, and Batesville areas. Member-owners can list products on our online marketplace to access retail and wholesale customers in these communities and surrounding areas. You control the products you sell, the price you receive, and how your farm is displayed on the market. Hoosier Harvest Market is a great way to increase your customer base without adding additional farmers markets!
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