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Posts tagged Indiana agriculture

September 24, 2012

 

Indianapolis city Market building

To Market To Market

Long before the term "locavore" was coined, buying fresh foods directly from farmers was standard operating procedure in the Hoosier State.

December 5, 2011

 

A Flatboat on the Ohio

Rolling–And Journalling–On The River

Faced with limited local and regional markets for their grain and livestock, enterprising Indiana farmers shipped their products by flatboat to New Orleans.

June 28, 2010

 

For Indiana Amish, Living Simply Looks Good Again

Although exceptionally self-sufficient as a community, even Northern Indiana's Amish population has felt the effects of recession.

September 14, 2009

 

There’s More Than Corn In Indiana

Indiana's identity within the Corn Belt--along with federal legislation--tends to overshadow the state's agricultural diversity.

September 7, 2009

 

You Say Tomato

Although fields of corn and soybeans might be most apparent, the Hoosier state ranks second in the nation for production of tomatoes for processing.

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