Agriculture

The Community Organizations database provides information about Monroe County nonprofits and groups.



Btown Food Swappers

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Website www.btownfoodswappers.com
Contact Erin Clark
Phone 812-876-5898
Email btownfoodswappers [at] outlook [dot] com
Description

Btown Food Swappers is a Bloomington-based, free food swap, striving to inspire creativity, build community, and spread good cheer. We trade homemade items and enjoy the company of new and old friends.

Year Established 2013
Incorporation Status Unincorporated
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Updated March 11, 2015

Bloomington Winter Farmers' Market

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Website http://www.bloomingtonwinterfarmersmarket.com/
Email blooomingtonwinterfarmersmarket [at] gmail [dot] com
Address 909 E. 2nd Street
Harmony Gymnasium
Bloomington, In 47401
Description The Bloomington Winter Farmers’ Market exists to extend the farmers’ market season and increase the availability of fresh produce and other local products throughout the four seasons of the year.
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Updated January 16, 2015

Bloomington Food Policy Council

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Website http://bloomingtonfpc.org/
Email bfpc [at] bloomingtonfpc [dot] org
Address P.O. Box 7542
Bloomington, IN 47407-7542
Description

The Bloomington Food Policy Council exists to increase and preserve access to sustainably produced, locally grown, healthful food for all residents in Monroe and surrounding counties

Year Established 2010
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Updated January 13, 2015

Bee Town Bee Club

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Website http://beetownbeeclub.com/
Description

The Bee Town Bee Club's mission is to learn and share all bee related things amongst the club members and the community. They strive to spread their love of bees and beekeeping and also educate the Bloomington community in plight of the honey bee.

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Updated January 13, 2015

Monroe County's Identify and Reduce Invasive Species (MC-IRIS)

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Website http://www.mc-iris.org/
Description

Monroe County's Identify and Reduce Invasive Species is a coalition of Monroe County citizens aimed at reducing the environmental and economic impact of invasive species in our county through education and action.

Year Established 2009
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Updated October 16, 2014

Monroe County 4-H

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Website http://www.ag.purdue.edu/counties/monroe/pages/default.aspx
Contact Jacqueline Claffey (Office Manager)
Phone 812-349-2575
Email monroeces [at] purdue [dot] edu
Description

Monroe County offices for the 4-H Purdue extension. Call or email for available clubs and programs.

Email jclaffey [at] purdue [dot] edu
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Updated October 16, 2014

Local Growers Guild

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Website http://www.localgrowers.org/
Contact Megan Hutchison (Guild Manager)
Phone 812-333-8287
Email localgrowers [at] localgrowers [dot] org
Description

The Local Growers' Guild is a cooperative of farmers in southern and central Indiana. Our mission is to educate, support, and connect local growers, consumers, businesses and communities about the importance of locally grown food. Our members include growers, businesses, and community members.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Monroe County Natural Resources Conservation Service

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Website http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/in/contact/local/#Monroe
Contact Brook Rieman (District Conservationist)
Phone 812-334-4318 ext. 3
Email brook [dot] rieman [at] in [dot] usda [dot] gov
Address 1931 Liberty Drive
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

We are committed to providing high quality technical assistance, conservation planning and program information support to private land users. Together we can meet the changing challenges in managing Indiana's natural resources.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Farm Service Agency (USDA)

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Website http://www.fsa.usda.gov/in
Contact Troy Hobson (County Executive Director)
Phone 812-334-4323
Email Troy [dot] Hobson [at] in [dot] usda [dot] gov
Address Monroe County Farm Service Agency
1931 Liberty Dr.
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

Farm Service Agency is equitably serving all farmers, ranchers, and agricultural partners through the delivery of effective, efficient agricultural programs for all Americans.

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Updated October 16, 2014

Gateway Poultry Association

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Website http://www.gatewaypoultryshow.com/
Contact Bob Abbitt (President)
Phone 812-828-9485
Description From the website: a place to find information about the Gateway Poultry Show held every April at the Monroe County Fairgrounds in Bloomington, Indiana. We typically have about 1,000 entries of chickens, waterfowl, pigeons and turkeys. We also have vendors that sell poultry supplies and a bird sales area. Food (breakfast and lunch) is provided by the Monroe County 4-H Poultry Club with all proceeds going towards supplies and awards for their fair. There is no fee for parking and no fee to enter the show hall.
Phone 812-828-9485
Email rabbit [at] indiana [dot] edu
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Updated October 16, 2014
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