The History of Pork Packing in Indiana – How Little Piggies Go to Market

When I was a young girl, late fall weekends often meant accompanying my parents to a friend’s farm to help butcher hogs.


Images courtesy of Clabber Girl.

The historic link between Clabber Girl and the Indianapolis 500

Noshing on fluffy baked goods is as American as biscuits and gravy, and here in Indiana it’s as racy as, well, the Indianapolis 500.


Henry Ward Beecher “would be credited with growing the first cauliflower in Indianapolis.” Photos courtesy of Indiana Historical Society. Henry Ward Beecher “would be credited with growing the first cauliflower in Indianapolis.”

Western Farmer and Gardener – From Insects to Electricity

As we celebrate Indiana’s bicentennial, let’s take a look back to when Indianapolis was the headquarters of its own agriculture and gardening publication.


Edible Market Disitrict Hands on Cooking

Edible Market Distirct Hands on Cooking Classes

Join Edible Indy at the NEW Market District Cooking School for a unique hands on cooking experience with Hoosier locals!


Images courtesy of Minnetrista Heritage Collection

Indiana's Glass Roots: How a Bottle and a Jar Became Icons

Coca-Cola bottles and Ball Mason jars have deep roots in Indiana history.


Photography courtesy of Albanese Confectionery Group and Schmipff ’s Confectionery Photography courtesy of Albanese Confectionery Group and Schmipff ’s Confectionery

Sweet Home Indiana: Candy culture spans the state—past, present, future

Please complete the following phrase: Indiana sweet c______. If “candy” didn’t come to mind, let me convince you that maybe it should.


Van Camp’s Pork and Beans can label 1913

More than a Hill of Beans – The History of Food Processing in Indiana

It all started with beans. Pork and beans, to be precise.


Find Indiana's own Jacob and Brichford cheeses at Goose the Market in Indianapolis.

Jacobs & Brichford: Award Winning Indiana Cheese

Indiana's own Jacobs & Brichford Cheese produces three farmstead artisan cheeses from the raw milk of their grass-fed cows. Three of their cheeses have received Good Food awards, which are awarded to food producers and farmers who are “leading…


Photo Courtesy of Indiana Historical Society and Minnetrista Heritage Collection. Ball Canning Company

Ball Communities Can! Exhibit

Many millennials are going back to their ancestors' culinary roots of preserving and canning food. The old-fashioned trend has gained popularity in the last few years and doesn't show a sign of slowing down. Visit the event!




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