Farmers and other business owners in rural areas can learn critical steps to increased energy efficiency in workshops hosted by Purdue Extension.
Farmers market managers, vendors and those who want to start or grow farmers markets in their communities can learn new strategies, find out about available resources and take advantage of networking opportunities at the third annual Farmers Market Forum.
The annual Indiana Small Farm Conference and trade show will take place on March 1-3. Registration is now open.
The Farmers Market Vendor Workshop Series, part of the Purdue Extension Market Basket 360 initiative, is designed to help your business thrive and grow at the farmers market. Join us this winter for five evening sessions to reinvigorate your sales and presence at the farmers market!
Save the date for the 2018 Indiana Small Farm Conference!
With persistent, often heavy rainfall triggering flood alerts throughout Indiana during the last week of April and first week of May, many Hoosiers were concerned about possible damage to homes and newly planted grain crops. In response, Purdue University's Extension Disaster Education Network has compiled a list of online resources that could help Indiana homeowners and farmers coping with the storms' aftermath.
This intern will be involved in piloting a learning garden at Roberts Park in Connersville called Project Grow! The idea is to build raised garden beds for the age groups represented in the Discovery Kids Program (1st-6th grade). The Discovery Program is a summer program offered by the Fayette County Parks Department and is open to youth from all over the county. We will run weekly activities with youth connecting gardening and nutrition to other Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM)