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2018 Farmers Market Forum

Forum Agenda JAN18ForumAgenda Forum Speaker Presentations Home-Based Vendor Rules and Temporary Sanitation Station, Lisa Harrison, Indiana State Department of Health ISDHSanitationHBV Safe Produce IN – rules for the Food Safety Modernization Act, Scott Monroe, Purdue Extension SafeProduceIN WIC and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program Vouchers, Legita Wilson, Indiana State Department of Health IndianaWICandSFMNP Fresh Bucks […]


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MB360 Vendor Resource List

Indiana and Region Technical Assistance for Production Purdue University Beginning Farmer Website – visit this website to find a tremendous number of national, regional and Purdue Extension websites, publications and resources on farm production. Technical assistance levels from beginner to advanced farmer. Information on podcasts, Veteran farmer programs, and upcoming Purdue Extension events are available […]


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MB360 Vendor Learning Series

Developing a Successful Farm Business Dr. Ariana Torres, Purdue University Extension In this one-hour webinar recording, Dr. Torres discusses how to develop vision and mission statements, environmental scanning, conduct a SWOT analysis, create a business model canvas, and collect data. Those attending in class were able to practice writing vision and mission statements. Links to […]


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Market Basket 360: Vendor Training

Farmers Market Vendor Workshop Series How do I start selling at a farmers market? What are the regulations? How do I keep track of my business at the market? What are some new and exciting marketing ideas for next year? Purdue University Extension has launched an annual training for market vendors hosted in multiple counties […]


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Indiana Food Summit 2017 Morning Keynote Panel

 Indiana Food Summit 2017 Morning Keynote Panel Community Leader Reflections on Social and Racial Equity in Food System Work In this keynote discussion, attendees hear from two experienced community leaders, Reverend Marty Henderson based in Gary and Vivian Muhammad based in Indianapolis, reflect on food system work through the lense of equity. These are two […]


2017 Indiana Food Summit Conference

Tuesday 26 September 2017, 9 am – 4 pm, IUPUI $50 Register Now! 9:00 – 10:15am Welcome and Keynote Panel Community Leader Reflections on Social and Racial Equity in Food System Work In this keynote discussion, attendees hear from two experienced community leaders, Reverend Marty Henderson based in Gary and Vivian Muhammad based in Indianapolis, […]


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2017 Stock Healthy, Shop Healthy

Monday 25 September, 9am-4pm, IUPUI Professional Development Workshop, Healthier Food Retail $75 includes registration, lunch, parking and materials Stock Healthy, Shop Healthy Kara Lubischer, University of Missouri Extension State Specialist, Stock Healthy, Shop Healthy. This workshop is a practical approach to creating healthy food environments in small retail stores. Tools, workbooks, signs and stories will […]


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2017 Food Finance Training

Monday 25 September, 9am-5pm and Tuesday 9/26, 8am-12pm, IUPUI Professional Development Workshop for Business Advisors $125 includes two-day registration, lunches, parking, materials and certificate of completion Tera Johnson is the Director of the Food Finance Institute at the University of Wisconsin Extension Division for Business & Entrepreneurship. This Level 1 training will provide an in-depth […]


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2017 Food Council Workshop

Monday 25 September, 9am-4pm, IUPUI Professional Development Workshop for Food Councils $75 includes registration, lunch, parking and materials   Mark Winne is a Senior Advisor to the Center for a Livable Future at the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health and professional speaker, trainer and writer on community food systems, food policy and food […]


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Shared-Kitchen Tours

In spring 2017, Purdue Extension hosted three tours to shared-use kitchens in the midwest. The information below is where we went and some photos from the event. Stakeholders traveled with us to learn from successful kitchen operations. We engaged kitchen owners and users in learning and networking. We learned about various kitchen business models, associated […]


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