via Purdue Extension Located within an Indianapolis food desert, 25 volunteers gathered on a hot July day to build six raised garden beds and plant cool-season vegetable crops in a community garden on the campus of HealthNet Martindale-Brightwood Health Center. The volunteers made a vision for quality food access a reality sought by determined HealthNet employees,…

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World Soil Day was designated by the International Union of Soil Sciences (IUSS) to recognize “the importance of soil as a critical component of the natural system and as a vital contributor to the human commonwealth through its contribution to food, water, and energy security and as a mitigator of biodiversity loss and climate change.”…

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