From the outside it may not look like a bastion of the American agriculture industry. Inside, it holds one of the world’s largest collections of seed.
Farmers feel the pressure of feeding a growing global population and protecting the soil necessary to do that—all while operating a viable business.
We follow 500 hens from the pastures of Schacht Farm to the warehouse of the Hoosier Hills Food Bank.
Most CSA operations are small, serving dozens of customers. Others serve hundreds.
The cooperative business model, long a staple of Midwestern agricultural communities, is being adapted to serve a broader range of rural needs.
Adam Hintz is an avid forager, or someone who harvests uncultivated food – like acorns that fall along the bike path or dandelions growing in the backyard.
A pig virus previously found only in Asia and Europe has moved to the United States, killing pigs in 15 states, including Indiana.
It’s been a tough year for winter wheat farmers. Battling dry times in an often dry region has many farmers fearing a historically low harvest.
Visitors from all over the country flock to the Willowfield Lavender Farm each summer. The one-of-a-kind farm boasts organic produce and stunning landscapes.
Urban areas typically have the resources to help refugees adjust. Social service agencies have worked to find availble land for urban refugess to cultivate.
Indiana melon farmers are trying to better understand Food and Drug Administration requirements in preparations for upcoming inspections later this year.
Kids planted herbs and rolled seed bombs with the help of several seniors at Generations Gardening Together. We collected folks' gardening and food stories.
The Smithsonian is now working on 8,000-square-foot “American Enterprise” exhibition that will explore agriculture’s connection to finance, science and retail.
About 47 million Americans are enrolled in SNAP. Most of the money is spent at grocery stores, but an increasing amount is finding its way to local markets.
The Architectural Cake Contest takes a playful approach to the task of historic preservation, but ends up revealing that architecture is just the icing on top.
Indianapolis was one of 436 cities worldwide that held a March Against Monsanto event on Saturday, May 25.
China's largest meat processor is buying U.S.-based Smithfield foods, and that could provide a major opportunity for hog farmers.
Crop scientists have been working to engineer plants better suited to extreme weather, but some researchers think we might be overlooking plants’ own solutions.
With Congress tackling a new farm bill this spring, farmers may end up with access to fewer dollars for conservation.
Senator Joe Donnelly emphasized the importance of passing a long-term farm bill that provides help to the agriculture community while reducing the deficit.