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Join us on February 23rd for FED: Food Expo & Discussion

02/23/2018 - 08:00
02/23/2018 - 16:00

Activities run from 8am - 4pm Central / 9am - 5pm Eastern. Come whenever you can, whether it's for the full day or just an hour or two! (Check out the full agenda.)

Food justice is our theme for FED 2018. This year's topics will include:

food access
marketing for food businesses
grants & funding
soil health
resource sharing
farm to school
urban farming

Tickets are $20 now or $25 at the door, and include panel discussions, workshops, locally-sourced lunch and admittance to the Expo. You can also visit the ticket link to reserve an Expo booth for your farm, business, or non-profit.

Order your tickets now at

Help us spread the word
Spread the word with #FEDNWI, and join the Facebook event ( to invite friends and start posting and connecting with other attendees.

Thank you!
The following organizations support grassroots action to build a just, sustainable, and thriving locally-oriented food system for all in Northwest Indiana. Please join us in giving a tremendous thank you to our sponsors for making this event possible! (Want to support FED? Sponsorships are still available and start at $100.)

County Line Orchard - Venue Sponsor
Nature's Cupboard - Eco Sponsor
Anthem, Inc. - Wellness Sponsor
Purdue Extension - Communications Sponsor
The Pax Center - Lunch Sponsor
Lakeshore Public Media - Media Sponsor
Hoosier Young Farmers Coalition - Programming Sponsor
Indiana Grown - Programming Sponsor
Valpo Velvet - Sweet Sponsor
Mrs. Dornberg's Culinary Experience - Local Ingredient Sponsor
South Bend Homestead Urban Farm - Local Ingredient Sponsor
CoThrive Timebank - Community Project Sponsor
Sampson Beef - Community Project Sponsor
Decay Devils - Art Sponsor
Edible Michiana - Supporting Sponsor
Grapevine Local Food Marketing - Marketing Sponsor
Creative Solutionz - In-kind Sponsor
Legacy Foundation - Workshop Sponsor

The NWI Food Council is a multi-stakeholder alliance that builds a just, sustainable, and thriving locally-oriented food system for all in Northwest Indiana through networking, education, advocacy, and projects.