Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Neighbor Power! is this Saturday!

Join the Food Coalition this year at Neighbor Power!, a gathering to inspire communities. The event will be a place to talk about how neighbors can make the city a better place to live, work, and play, and is free and open to everyone! Presenters from all over the Indianapolis food system will be sharing their stories about their projects within the food movement and the difference they’ve made in their neighborhoods. Gardens, farms, community development, youth engagement, and many other topics will be explored, and we want you to join the discussion!

May 21, 2011
8:30am (registration) - 3pm
University of Indianapolis
Schwitzer Student Center
1400 E Hanna Ave

REGISTRATION STILL OPEN! www.neighborpowerindy.org

Continental breakfast and lunch provided

Food Coalition organized Workshops:

9:45 - 11am
Session I Workshop: It Starts with a Seed - Ginny Roberts, Linda Proffitt, and Matthew Jose - How growing food in an urban landscape can transform a neighborhood’s economy, health, and community.

9:45 - 11am
Session I Workshop: Serving Indianapolis - World CafĂ© (break-out discussion groups) provides you the opportunity to discuss the Food Coalition’s presence and influence in the Indianapolis community.

11:15 - 12:30
Session II: An Appetite for Progress - Michael Kaufmann (Wishard), Tyler Henderson (Slow Food Garden), Joel O'Neil (38th & Meridian Farmers Market), Starla Officer (Near West Community Gardens), Chris Harrell (Brownfield Redevelopment)
Learn how food projects have impacted the work of community supporters.

11:15 - 12:30
Session II: Food for Thought and Action - Hear the struggles and triumphs of two neighborhood food-coops in the making. (Organized by members of the Indy Food Cooperative's Pogue's Run Grocer and the Pleasant Run Grocer in Fountain Square)

If you have any questions, feel free to email April at april@indyfoodfarmfamily.org
or call April on her cell 317.417.8449

Sunday, May 15, 2011

IWFM Customer Survey

Please complete the IWFM customer survey. The purpose of the survey is to better understand who we are serving, how well we are serving you, and what we can do better. It is an online survey and will take only about 10 minutes to complete.

Thank you kindly!

Take the survey now!

Friday, May 13, 2011

This Old Farm Rebuilding Gala

This Old Farm Rebuilding Gala

Saturday, May 21

6-9 PM

Red Barn, Traders Point Creamery

9101 Moore Road, Zionsville

Artisan wine, cheese, meat, chocolate and pastry

tasting and purchasing opportunity

Comedy Skit by

“The Not Ready for Harvest Time Players”

Silent auction

Live Music by Chad Mills


Cash bar

$25 each or family of 5 for $100

Get tickets from maria@valentinehillfarm.com; at the Creamery Dairy Store; or at the

Valentine Hill Farm table at farmer’s markets (Traders Point, Binford, Broad Ripple,

Zionsville and City Market)