Today’s society is said to be three generations removed from agriculture, but it’s important for people to know the story of where their food comes from.
Why do pigs roll in the mud? How long does it take for milk to go from cow to grocery aisle? What’s it like growing up on a farm?
Hoosiers who stroll through farmers markets in Muncie, Greenfield, Westfield and Geist might recognize Russell Sheep Co. from its wide range of locally raised meats including lamb chops, shanks and rack of lamb.
Dougherty family prides itself more on quality than quantity, raising grain-fed Black Angus cattle on their 2,000-acre, third-generation family farm.
These young couples are passionate about continuing their families’ legacies of farming while educating the public about the farm-to-fork process.
Watch this video to learn more about how Indiana farmers are working to expand their farm base, bring in new revenue, connect with the land, increase conservation efforts and reach out to new customers.
For Tracy and Christina Hunter, honey is a way of life. Though they both have full-time jobs as teachers, they also carry on a 100-year legacy of beekeeping at Hunter’s Honey Farm.
While going green is a popular and environmentally savvy choice these days, Hoosiers also can’t go wrong going red with juicy, homegrown Red Gold tomatoes.
Farmers all across the country are making an effort to be kind to the environment by taking advantage of the latest technology.
Satek Winery opened in 2001, but like the grapes that grow in its vineyards, the roots of the award-winning winery sink deep in the Indiana soil.
The Harper Valley Farms pumpkin patch in Westport, Indiana, is open each fall from mid-September to Halloween, seven days a week, weather permitting.
Established in 1837, Kelsay Farms is a sixth-generation family farm hosting nearly 10,000 visitors and students each year.