Indiana Contacts

Hoosier Farmers Market Association
Contact: Christina McDougall, Executive Director
456 N. Meridian Street, Ste. 44540
Indianapolis, IN 46244
317.662.0354
info@hoosierfarmersmarkets.org
hoosierfarmersmarkets.org


SNAP Info & Contacts

Program Name/EBT Card Name: Hoosier Works Card

Current Contractor: Xerox State and Local Solutions, Inc. (Conduent)

The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration can provide free wireless terminals to eligible farmers markets and direct-marketing farmers. Wireless and transaction fees must be paid by the farmers market. Program support materials (banners) are available through the Indiana State Department of Health.

Contact:

Angela Albin
EBT Program Manager
Family & Social Services Administration
angela.albin@fssa.in.gov
317-232-7645

 

SNAP Resources Available:
Naima Gardner
Nutrition Coordinator
317-234-3498
NGardner1@isdh.in.gov

 

SNAP TAP (Technical Assistance Program).
Hoosier Farmers Market Association snap@hoosierfarmersmarkets.org.


Indiana Ag Department


FMNP & SFMNP

WIC & SFMNP
Legita Wilson
Program Coordinator
WIC TEFAP/CSFP/FMNP/SFMNP
LWilson2@isdh.in.gov
Toll Free: 800.522.0874

Indiana News/Case Studies

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Meet Dustin Rathgeber of Rathgeber’s Garten

Allie Vrtachnik July 5, 2017

Dustin Rathgeber’s great grandparents were market gardeners, and his grandpa, born into market gardening, had a huge backyard garden of his own. After losing his grandmother in 2014, Dustin left his college state of Florida to move back home and pick up his farming family’s legacy. He dropped everything to refocus on family, and found… Read More



Standing Together Against Racism: Black Lives Matter

Stephanie Fenty June 3, 2020

Over the past week, the United States has been shaken by the deep inequities rooted within our justice system that have continued to destroy the lives of Black Americans like George Floyd. In the past, the Farmers Market Coalition has largely remained silent on matters of race and injustice. We will do so no longer.… Read More



Remembering Farmer Dustin Rathgeber

Honesta Romberger March 7, 2019

Over the years, we here at FMC have had the great privilege of collaborating, supporting, and working shoulder to shoulder with market leaders and producers from across the country — the many inspiring individuals dedicated to improving our nation’s local food systems. One of those exceptional people was farmer Dustin Rathgeber. While working on a… Read More



Indiana Resources

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An Evaluation of Consumer Segments for Farmers’ Market Consumers in Indiana and Illinois

FMC November 17, 2013

Report detailing research done in Spring 2005 and Fall 2009 to explore differences based on psychographic and behavioral characteristics of farmers’ market consumers. Data analysis showed that four clusters were formed: Recreational (42%), Minimalists (27%), Enthusiasts (23%) and Time-challenged (8%). Each cluster had a unique set of preferences based on farmers’ market attributes ranging from… Read More



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Starting a Farmers Market (Indiana)

FMC October 21, 2013

This publication from Purdue University discusses the importance of planning meetings to help determine a location, understand whether vendors are available in the area, and evaluate customer interest. Read More