Upcoming Events

Greenhouse and Indoor Hydroponics Workshop 

Date: September 5, 2019 8:00 am-3:00 pm

Location: Pfendler Hall- PFEN 241, Purdue University, 715 W State St. West Lafayette, IN 47907

You will learn about best varieties, nutrient recipes, production systems, artificial lighting and temperature needs for hydroponic lettuce produced in greenhouses and indoors. Attendees will tour our latest state-of-the-art greenhouse and indoor hydroponic facilities and experience many hands-on activities. Registration fee is $15.

Register here https://tinyurl.com/yxm5ttb9

Northwest Indiana Food Council 2019 FarmHop: Local Farm Tour

Date: September 21, 2019, 9 am to 4 pm Central Time

Location: Valparaiso or Gary, IN

Valparaiso, IN departure – This widely diverse tour will take you to a lively family farm with nearly 600 egg-laying chickens; an organic tilapia farm; a biodynamic farm producing vegetables, fruits, and flowers; and a homestead with incredible diversity including fruit production, heritage breed animals, and value-added products.

Gary, IN departure – See several thriving urban farms with unique solutions for community food access, a beautiful aquaponics system, an urban farmstead with exotic plants and medicinal garden and a church changing the face of farming with an abundant supply of homegrown produce!

Tickets are only $20 for adults or $10 for kids 12 and under and include a locally-sourced lunch! Plus, adult ticketholders will receive an added bonuses.

Register at: https://farmhop2019.eventbrite.com or call (219) 313-8828.

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