Local Growers Guild
Local Growers Guild
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Commenced:
01/01/2004
Submitted:
07/02/2011
Last updated:
07/10/2015
Location:
PO Box 2553, Bloomington, Indiana, US
Phone:
812-333-8287
Website:
http://localgrowers.org/
Climate zone:
Cool Temperate





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Adam Schwarz Chris Vincent Darrell Clevenger II Ernest Rando taylor sutter Timothy Bayer Vic Gaffney
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Local Growers Guild

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Urban, Rural, Residential, Commercial, Community, School Projects, Demonstration, Educational

Project Summary

The Local Growers Guild creates a local foods system that provides quality food to communities through direct markets and retailers; preserves the viability of family farms; improves the quality of life for growers; makes food issues visible; and promotes practices that preserve and protect the Earth.

Project Description

The Local Growers' Guild is a cooperative of farmers, retailers and community members dedicated to strenghthening the local food economy in Southern Indiana through education, direct support and market connections.

We publish our Local Growers' Guide every spring with information about how, why, and where to buy local food.  We also run the Bloomington Winter Farmers Market, an indoor farmers' market that runs on Saturday mornings from late January through the end of March at Harmony School.  Other activites include sponsoring Dine Local Night events at area restaurants, publishing a bimonthly newsletter, hosting a Winter Guild Gathering with educational sessions for growers, and connecting growers with buyers.

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