Federal regulators on Monday handed a victory to corn farmers and the renewable fuels industry by refusing to allow a group of petroleum refiners in 14 states to forego requirements to blend ethanol into the gasoline they make.
The Distillery Trail brochure and map lists 18 distilleries that are part of the Indiana Grown initiative and produce craft spirits, such as whiskey, vodka and gin.
Deputy Mayor Leah McGrath told IBJ the city and Brandywine mutually agreed to “discontinue” their partnership after the city’s vision for the park grew beyond Mayor Scott Fadness’ early concept.
Animal Recovery Mission said its new video shows workers abusing adult cows behind the scenes at Farm Oaks Farms. Meanwhile, one of the former employees charged with abuse has been taken into custody.
Retailers began pulling Fair Oaks Farms products from their shelves Wednesday after an anti-cruelty investigative group released graphic video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves.
Under an agreement with the state, FFA will receive $500,000 annually over the seven-year extension, which will help pay for convention-related expenses.
Some of the Indiana State Fair’s food vendors venture each year into new or new-ish territory, whether simply for novelty or to actually try to find a new way to satisfy the hunger of Hoosiers.
The Indiana Grown program that’s run by the State Department of Agriculture has unveiled the new trail featuring 30 locations.
As farmers markets have grown increasingly popular in Indianapolis, relationships among vendors, restaurants and foodies have taken root across the city.
The Hancock County project is proposed for more than 200 acres of county-owned farmland along U.S. 40 just east of Greenfield.
Online “food hubs” have emerged as small and medium-sized farmers have worked together to find quicker and broader ways to distribute their produce.
Organizers at the not-for-profit Downtown Westfield Association on Wednesday said the open-air market near City Hall will not operate this year. It had been scheduled for Friday evenings from June to September.
The $2.9 million building on the 250-acre fairgrounds campus will feature interactive exhibits focusing on new technologies used on modern farms.
The company that produces both the Indianapolis Home Show and the Indianapolis Home & Flower Show said a Super Bowl-related scheduling conflict led it to combine the shows this year.
The Indiana Inspector General recommends in a report that the annual subsidy paid to the state’s horse racing community be reduced by more than half, to $28 million.