More Than Eggs – Feeding Indy During COVID-19

“What we get to do is an honor. We get to get up every morning and we get to feed people,” says Tony Wesner, Chief Operating Officer at Rose Acre Farms. Feeding people — it’s what farming is all about. So when the novel coronavirus turned the world of agriculture and food distribution upside down and the food insecure population …

Some Good News — Farm Feasts Help Feed Indy During COVID-19

Our nation’s food supply chains are a big ship that turns slowly. While many farms find themselves with extra product, food pantries supplies run low. COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on many people’s lives, bringing economic burden and added insecurity for those already vulnerable. HATCH for Hunger connects farmers and food pantries to help supply high quality protein, traditionally in the …

Cracking Open Record Giving

HATCH for Hunger starts 2020 with monumental month of protein deliveries. It’s a simple idea. Provide undernourished people with quality protein straight from the farm to elevate their lives and end hunger. Easy to say, challenging to accomplish. Now in its fifth year, the HATCH for Hunger program has reached new heights, providing 80,000 dozen eggs in the first month …

2019 A Record Year of Giving

On December 20, 2018 we began deliveries using this truck. On December 20, 2019 it got a long overdue new look. Why so long you might ask? In the 365 days in between, this truck delivered 663,308 DOZEN eggs, or for the 98% of you who will do the calculation, 7,959,696 eggs. Every single egg went to a food pantry …