Tamara Benjamin

Tamara Benjamin

Agriculture and Natural Resources
Assistant Program Leader
7654948490
Brooke Alford

Brooke Alford

Purdue Extension
Extension Educator - Marion County
3172759269
Liz Brownlee

Liz Brownlee

Hoosier Young Farmers Coalition, Partners IN Food and Farming
Our farm raises livestock on pasture, and I work part-time off farm helping create field days, mentorship programs, and other events where farmers can spend time together, learning and building up the sustainable food community.
Jerod Chew

Jerod Chew

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
District Conservationist
317.745.2555
Sara Dzimianski

Sara Dzimianski

Purdue Extension
Extension Educator - Perry County
8125477084
Miranda Edge

Miranda Edge

Purdue Extension
Extension Educator - Harrison County
8127384236
Will Fett

Will Fett

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Outreach Coordinator
317.295.5833
Will Fett works with a diverse set of audiences including organic and transitioning farmers, small and limited resource farmers, women, specialty crop producers, Hispanic producers, veterans, and traditionally underserved audiences connecting them with conservation practices and programs. He is the state coordinator for beginning farmers and ranchers representing USDA agencies including the Farm Service Agency, NRCS, Rural Development, and the Risk Management Agency. He assists beginning farmers and ranchers in accessing USDA programs.
Jill Reinhart

Jill Reinhart

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Assistant State Conservationist-Partnerships
317.295.5883
Jill Reinhart works with partners to ensure all potential customers, including beginning farmers, are aware of USDA NRCS programs and resources.
Lais McCartney

Lais McCartney

Purdue Extension
IN SARE Coordinator
317.462.1113

North Central SARE's network of state coordinators–housed at each land grant university throughout the region–conduct train-the-trainer programs and share information about our grant programs and other sustainable agriculture resources in their respective states. Please contact Lais about SARE grants that come up for proposal throughout the year. Beginning farmers can apply to grants to grow sustainability through research and education.

https://northcentral.sare.org/state-programs/indiana/

Nathan Shoaf

Nathan Shoaf

Purdue Extension
Urban Agriculture State Coordinator
7654963225
Amy Thompson

Amy Thompson

Purdue Extension
Beginning Farmers Coordinator
7654961930
James Wolff

James Wolff

Purdue Extension
Extension Educator - Allen County
2604816826