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​Beginning in his campaign, and continuing through his administration, Mayor Hogsett has been committed to solving food insecurity in Indianapolis.
To achieve this goal, the Office of Public Health and Safety works with Indianapolis residents, community groups and businesses to foster food security, food access and a vibrant food economy.
If you or someone you kno​w is hungry, call 211 or visit​
People's Food Summit
The People's Food Summit will aim to find clarity and cohesion among those in Indianapolis to solving issues of food insecurity and food access. Throughout the day, participants will work collaboratively to develop a city-wide food work plan that incorporates community input, new and innovative ideas, and established best practices. 
2017 Census of Agriculture
The Census of Agriculture is a count of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. Even small plots of urban land growing $1,000 or more of food count towards the census.
Have you had your urban farm counted yet? If not, check out the document below to learn more.
Volunteer Opportunity of the Month

St. Alban's Peace Garden
4601 N Emerson Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46226
2017 Spring, Summer, and Fall volunteer opportunities include seeding crops, tilling the field, planting crops, harvesting crops, etc.
Please email Tate Neilson, Garden Manager, at for more information.
Get in Touch
Shellye Suttles
Food Policy and Program Coordinator
Aliya Wishner
To stay up-to-date on food efforts in Indianapolis, follow Indy Food on Twitter (@indy_food).
Food Resources