Learn best practices from your peers. See what’s working on each others’ farms and in other Indiana communities. Gather with farmers and food system advocates working for a stronger Indiana.
We are busy planning our 2023 events. Stay tuned for details about events including:
Mentorship program for beginning farmers
On-farm field days that dive into the nuts and bolts of farming
Learning circles for farmers and food system advocates
Focus groups listening to food system advocates
January - March, 2023 - Purdue Extension’s Beginning Farmer Workshop
Aspiring and beginning farmers, this weekly workshop series is for you. It’s a combination of presentations from farmers and groups that serve farmers; conversation with your peers; and homework that makes you put pen to paper on your farming plan. PIFF will present at one of the weekly workshops, so we’ll see you there. Some fee waivers available! Register by Jan 10.
February 20 & 21, 2023 - Heart of America Grazing Conference
The premier grazing conference comes to Indiana! Learn about rotational grazing from farmers nationwide. Ferdinand Community Center, Ferdinand, IN. Register here.
February 22 - Indiana Organic Grain Farmer Meeting
Organic / transitioning grain farmers, this in-person meeting is for you. Gather to learn, spend time together, and see what’s new in organic grain farming.
March 2 & 3, 2023 - Indiana Small Farm Conference
Save the date for Indiana’s statewide conference for diversified, small-scale farmers. Come for the farmer presentations, the good food, and the fellowship. PIFF will be there, and we hope you will, too.
March - May, 2023 - Indiana Black Loam Conference
A conference for BIPOC and underserved farmers, led by BIPOC and underserved farmers. This conference is an excellent place to connect, learn, and push your farm forward. PIFF will be there, and we hope you will, too.