Food plots

Could you allow the city to use empty lots who have not paid their taxes to be used as food …

Cooking Classes

Host some cooking classes for the youth where they can learn about nutrition and prepare some low cost healthy recipes.

Urban farms

Could you have local food places agree to buy some veggies or fruit from people that grow the plants in …

Cooking Classes

Inspire youth by teaching them simple but healthy recipes to cook that they can take home and replicate. Why might …

Create a CCFI Network

What if we expand the concept that Kheprw Institute is doing with their Community Controlled Food Initiative (http://kheprw.org/ccfi/) to multiple locations, …

Local Buying ideas

How might we create affordable ways for people to buy healthy food in the areas where they live? Grow your own …

Transportation ideas

Improving PUBLIC transportation: Bus stops closer to store Bus drop off needs to be near Walmart front entrance (not across the …

Urban Farm ideas

How might we START urban farms? Start a seed donation program with farms A way (website?) to rent out extra …

DIY Vertical Garden

Designed by SPACE10 as part of the Ikea Lab idea development program, the Growroom is an open source vertical garden. Described by …

Through a child’s eyes

One of our instructional goals at Park Tudor is to engage children in problem and place-based learning experiences; to develop …

Shalom Zone Buddy Bags

The Shalom Zone churches (Allisonville Christian Church, Cross & Crown Lutheran Church, Epworth UMC, First Friends Meeting & St. Pius …

Garden on the Go

Garden on the Go was a mobile produce program operated through a partnership between IU Health and Green BEAN Delivery. …

Seven Steeples Farm

Seven Steeples Farm introduced a new and somewhat unique land use to Indianapolis’ near Westside in 2014. This 3.5 acre …

Doritos or Fresh Fruit?

As part of the Pop-up Community Listening Session at the Shepherd Community Center, we offered residents a choice between a …

EBT versus Sushi

This image at an Indy grocery was really striking. The bland colors of the EBT (blue sticker) approved choices juxtaposed …

Fresh Stop

Fresh Stop provides a variety of beautiful, fresh, seasonal, sustainably grown fruits and vegetables, purchased directly from local farmers.  How …

Gleaning Garden

The Gleaning Garden grows and gives away fresh, locally grown, organic food. In doing so, we hope the Gleaning Garden …

Fresh Bucks

Fresh Bucks helps Hoosier families eat healthy while supporting local farmers. Fresh Bucks is a SNAP incentive program used at …

Patachou Foundation

Thought of this local initiative, focused on feeding underserved children, after the event the other evening. From their website: The …

Taxi or Uber

I do not have a car and take a taxi or uber to the grocery store. The buses do not …

Aquaponics Led by Youth

Watch a video created by Kheprw Institute youth: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4a8VGNa0Zk KI Aquaponics began in 2010 as a research project of one of …

The Kitchen Community

The Kitchen Community builds Learning Gardens in schools around the country. Our Learning Gardens are engaging outdoor classrooms that connect …

Understanding Food Deserts

Access to Affordable and Nutritious Food-Measuring and Understanding Food Deserts and Their Consequences: Report to Congress This report fills a …

Pogue’s Run Grocer

Pogue’s Run Grocer is a community-owned, open-to-the-public grocery store specializing in fresh, local and organically grown groceries, prepared foods, wine …

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