John XXIII Retreat Center

Director: Sister Joetta Huelsmann

407 W. McDonald Street

Hartford City, IN 47348



During remodeling  old brick, solid wood cabinets and plumbing fixtures have all been reused.  Low flow bathroom fixtures are gradually being installed.  Glass serving ware is used instead of paper or plastic.  Energy efficient lighting and a beautiful skylight create warmth and grace …[ continue reading ]

First Christian Church Community Garden

503 N Jefferson St

Hartford City,IN 47348

(765) 348-0149


Members purchased and razed an abandoned property adjacent to the church and developed it into a community garden.

Each gardener agreed to use organic practices AND to donate 10% of their produce to the local food pantry.

Johnson’s Farm

8960 East Ridge Road

Hobart, Indiana 46342

(219) 962-1383

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“There’s no such thing as junk here on the farm. We save every piece of equipment and reuse parts or fashion it into new configurations to serve a new purpose.”

Saves, reuses or repurposes every piece of equipment on farm.

Marilyn’s Bakery

8960 East Ridge Road

Hobart, Indiana 46342

(219) 962-BAKE 

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Gourmet food/baked goods made using top-quality, locally-sourced and in-season ingredients.

Use environmentally-friendly, 100% biodegradable packaging.

Red-Tail Land Conservancy

Barry Banks 

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Local Land Conservation for East Central Indiana   Red-Tail Land Conservancy was founded in March of 1991 and has been striving to fulfill their mission from the beginning. Red-Tail Land Conservancy preserves,protects,and restores natural areas and farmland in east central Indiana while increasing awareness of their natural heritage. To …[ continue reading ]


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