Indiana Black Loam conferences scheduled

INDIANALegacy Taste of the Garden and the IASWCD Urban Soil Health Program, along with their farming associates are hosting workshops in the cities of Evansville, Bloomington, Fort Wayne, and Gary, starting this month.

These workshops will provide introductions to USDA programs and resources available to BIPOC and Socially Disadvantaged Rural, Urban, and Community producers to assist and increase participation in USDA programs, loans, grants and scholarships, sustainable agriculture practices, business planning, and Community Development.

The programs include sessions on soil health, meeting staff from many USDA agencies, small business development, and Farm Credit Services of America.

  • February 19: Evansville
  • February 26: Ft. Wayne
  • March 12: Gary
  • March 19: Bloomington 

Learn more about the events and/or register here.