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Sat, Mar 12


Calumet Township Trustee's Office

Indiana Black Loam Conference: Gary

Indiana Black Loam Conference providing rich information to grow BIPOC and Underserved producers. Black Loam, Indiana’s richest soil.

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Indiana Black Loam Conference: Gary

Time & Location

Mar 12, 2022, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM CST

Calumet Township Trustee's Office, 1900 W. 41st Ave Gary, IN 46408

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 Gary event will be held at the Calumet Township Trustee’s Office Multi-Purpose Center (1900 W. 41st Ave  Gary, IN 46408)

Program: 8-3 PM Central Time

BIPOC growers are first to be served. 

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.





  • Gary: BIPOC Farmer


    Ticket reserved for BIPOC grower wishing to attend the Indiana Black Loam Conference beginning at 8:00 AM in Gary.




  • Gary: Non-BIPOC Farmer


    Ticket reserved for Non-BIPOC grower wishing to attend the Indiana Black Loam Conference beginning at 8:00 AM in Gary.


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