Sat, Feb 26|
Purdue Fort Wayne Campus
Indiana Black Loam Conference: Fort Wayne
Indiana Black Loam Conference providing rich information to grow BIPOC and Underserved producers. Black Loam, Indiana’s richest soil.
Time & Location
Feb 26, 2022, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM EST
Purdue Fort Wayne Campus, Union Circle Dr, Fort Wayne, IN 46815
About the Event
Indiana Black Loam Conference
Legacy Taste of the Garden LLC and their farming associates across the state of Indiana are in collaboration with the CCSI and NRCS in hosting workshops in the cities of Evansville, Bloomington, Indianapolis, Fort Wayne and Gary, starting in February 2022.
Our committed team is dedicated to building relationships, providing support to gain access to information, and training. 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 of USDA programs, loans, grants and scholarships, sustainable agriculture practices, business planning, and Community Development.
The Fort Wayne event will be held at the Purdue Fort Wayne Campus Classic Ballroom at Walb Student Union Room 126 Walb Student Union, Union Cir Dr, Fort Wayne, IN 46815 Campus map - https://www.pfw.edu/about/docs/PFW-Campus-Map-FINAL-01-2021.pdf
BIPOC growers are first to be served.
Human Agricultural Cooperative is hosting and planning this event, with additional support from Purdue Extension – Allen County, Allen County SWCD, the Urban Soil Health Program, and other conservation partners.
Farmer program includes session on soil health, meeting staff from many United States Department of Agriculture agencies, small business development, and Farm Credit Services of America.
Young adult session includes a drone demonstration and ag opportunities and enlightenment fair.
Fort Wayne: BIPOC Farmer
This ticket is reserved for BIPOC farmers who wish to attend the Indiana Black Loam Conference beginning at 8:00 AM in Fort Wayne.
Fort Wayne: Non-BIPOC
This ticket is reserved for Non-BIPOC farmers who wish to attend the Indiana Black Loam Conference beginning at 8:00 AM in Fort Wayne.