#FarmersProvide Provides $10k to Gleaners

first_imgHome Indiana Agriculture News #FarmersProvide Provides $10k to Gleaners Facebook Twitter #FarmersProvide Provides $10k to Gleaners SHARE In celebration of National Ag Week 2018, Indiana’s Family of Farmers (IFoF) donated $10,000 worth of meals to Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana. IFoF agreed to donate one meal, up to $10,000, each time someone posted to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram with the hashtag #FarmersProvide.“Farmers in Indiana and across the country play a vital role in providing the food that we rely on to feed our families,” said Jeanette Merritt, chair of the IFOF operations committee and director of checkoff programs at Indiana Pork. “But for many Hoosiers, hunger is a real problem they face every day. We’re thrilled to be able to help feed some of Indiana’s hungry with the help of Gleaners and everyone who participated in our Ag Day social media campaign.”Merritt presented the $10,000 check to John Elliott, President/CEO of Gleaners, in a presentation on Monday to kick off National Ag Week.IFoF is made up of many agriculture organizations in Indiana that have rallied around the group’s mission to raise the awareness of Indiana’s quality farmers and quality foods. SHARE By Hoosier Ag Today – Mar 20, 2018 Facebook Twitter Previous articleEskenazi Health, Indiana Grown Expand Locally Sourced Food OfferingsNext articleHouse Democrats Want to Review Farm Bill Draft Hoosier Ag Todaylast_img read more

DNC middle class forum set for Wednesday

first_img 1SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr America’s Credit Unions and RealClearPolitics will conduct a second middle class forum Wednesday, this one at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia. The forum is scheduled to begin at noon (ET), and a link to a live video stream will be available on cuna.org.“Decoding 2016: The Middle Class Vote” will start with a keynote interview with John Anzalone, the head pollster for the Hillary Clinton campaign. Next will be a panel with Jim Kessler, senior vice president for policy at think tank Third Way, as well as A.B. Stoddard and Sean Trende of RealClearPolitics.The forum will conclude with a keynote interview with Sen. Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and a Q&A session.A similar forum was held at the Republican National Convention last week, also sponsored by America’s Credit Unions and hosted by RealClearPolitics. continue reading »last_img read more