Local Food Tours and Talks Recap

Our Local Food Tours and Talks explored opportunities for different types of local food advocates and enterprises to collaborate on a regional scale. The tours of Purple Porch Co-op, Rise Up Farms, Elkhart Local Food Alliance, and the Goshen Farmer’s Market were a starting point for recognizing overlapping efforts and identifying other groups to bring into the conversation.
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A Conversation with Beth Neff

An audio recording of our conversation with Beth Neff is now available below. A published author, Beth is also a gifted storyteller.  We were privileged to listen to her accounts of some significant periods of Goshen’s food history, from helping provide access to … Continue reading

Food Security Field Trips

Transition Goshen recognizes food security as an essential component of building community resilience. Food is often used as a practical platform for getting things moving; check out this site for an overview of Transition food initiatives. We’re fortunate to have several models to emulate who are already working hard to address food security in the Michiana region, including South Bend’s Food Security Coalition and the Elkhart Local Food Alliance. Continue reading