Agriculture - Community Organizations

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Bloomington Food Policy Council

Websitehttp://bloomingtonfpc.org/
Address909 E. 2nd Street
Bloomington, IN 47407-7542
Description

 

The Bloomington Food Policy Council exists to increase and preserve access to sustainably produced, locally grown, healthful food for all residents in Monroe and surrounding counties.

 

 

Contactbfpc [at] bloomingtonfpc.org
Year Established2010
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Bloomington Winter Farmers' Market

Websitehttp://www.bloomingtonwinterfarmersmarket.com/
Address909 E. 2nd Street
Harmony Gymnasium
Bloomington, In 47401
Description

 

The Bloomington Winter Farmers’ Market exists to extend the farmers’ market season and increase the availability of fresh produce and other local products throughout the four seasons of the year.

Contactblooomingtonwinterfarmersmarket [at] gmail.com
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Btown Food Swappers

Websitehttp://www.btownfoodswappers.com
Description

 

Btown Food Swappers is a Bloomington-based, free food swap, striving to inspire creativity, build community, and spread good cheer. We trade homemade items and enjoy the company of new and old friends.

ContactErin Clark
btownfoodswappers [at] outlook.com
812-876-5898
Year Established2013
Incorporation StatusUnincorporated
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Farm Service Agency (USDA)

Websitehttp://www.fsa.usda.gov/in
AddressMonroe County Farm Service Agency
1931 Liberty Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

Farm Service Agency is equitably serving all farmers, ranchers, and agricultural partners through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs for all Americans.

ContactTroy Hobson (County Executive Director)
Troy.Hobson [at] in.usda.gov
812-334-4323
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Indiana Gourd Society

Websitehttp://www.indianagourdsociety.org/
Description

 

From the website: The Indiana Gourd Society through individual and organizational activities, promotes educational efforts which advance an appreciation for the gourd's role and significance in past and present cultures and for gourd cultivation, crafting and artistry.

ContactIda Kennedy (President)
president [at] indianagourdsociety.org
Additional ContactPat Moore (Membership Secretary)
membership [at] indianagourdsociety.org
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Local Growers Guild

Websitehttp://www.localgrowers.org/
AddressPO Box 2553
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

 

The Local Growers' Guild is a cooperative of farmers in southern and central Indiana. Our mission is to educate, support, and connect local growers, consumers, businesses and communities about the importance of locally grown food. Our members include growers, businesses, and community members.

ContactMegan Hutchison (Guild Manager)
localgrowers [at] localgrowers.org
812-333-8287
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Monroe County 4-H

Websitehttp://www.ag.purdue.edu/counties/monroe/pages/default.aspx
Address3400 S. Walnut St.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

Monroe County offices for the 4-H Purdue extension. Call or email for available clubs and programs.

ContactJacqueline Claffey (Office Manager)
monroeces [at] purdue.edu
812-349-2575
Additional Contactjclaffey [at] purdue.edu
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Monroe County Cooperative Extension Service

Websitehttps://extension.purdue.edu/monroe/Pages/default.aspx
Address3400 S. Walnut Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

 

The Cooperative Extension Service is one of the nation's largest providers of scientific research-based information and education. It's a network of colleges, universities, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, serving communities and counties across America.

Contactmonroeces [at] purdue.edu
812-349-2575
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Monroe County Natural Resources Conservation Service

Websitehttp://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/in/contact/local/#Monroe
Address1931 Liberty Drive
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

 

We are committed to providing high quality technical assistance, conservation planning and program information support to private land users. Together we can meet the changing challenges in managing Indiana's natural resources.

ContactBrook Rieman (District Conservationist)
brook.rieman [at] in.usda.gov
812-334-4318 ext. 3
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White River Farm Bureau Co-op

Websitehttp://www.whiterivercoop.com/
Address1305 W. Bloomfield Rd.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

 

White River Co-op is a full service agricultural retailer that serves patrons in a six county area - Daviess, Greene, Martin, Monroe, Lawrence, and Orange - in South Central Indiana.

ContactTim Fagan (Branch Manager)
bloomington [at] whiterivercoop.com
(812) 332-4472
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