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Peaceful Grounds Farm and Arts Market to Open at the Marion County Fairgrounds

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Peaceful Grounds Farm and Arts Market will re-open at our new home in the Marion County Fairgrounds June 1, 2014.

Peaceful Grounds Farm and Arts Market is the newest best market in Central Indiana magnificently featured at the Marion County Fairgrounds.

The Marion County Fairgrounds is located off the Southeastern Avenue Exit which is located at the intersection of I-465E and I-74 E. The Farm and Arts Market will be open Sundays from Noon to 4:00pm.

Find the location by using this address:

7300 Troy Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46239

The vendor fee will be $25 market day. Seasonal pricing is available for a discounted fee.

Food vendors must pre-register.

Art vendors can just show up.

During the Summer and Fall we will be outdoors unless it rains. Then we will move inside one of the spacious fairground buildings. Vendors should be prepared during the summer and fall to provide their own tables and tents. Some tables will be available for a small rental fee from Peaceful Grounds Farm and Arts Market. First come first serve availability.

Write us for the vendor application at:

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or call (317) 222-1556

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 April 2014 12:27

 

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Imagine a world where peace emanates from the heartland of America. Imagine you being a creator of this peace.

We create Peace through positive action that benefits communities.

Harnessing the power of volunteerism, Global Peace Initiatives promote peace through the arts, education and service.

How do we do it?

  • We teach service year round through our facilitation of volunteer groups
  • We demonstrate principals of sustainability through effective implementation of reclaim, redevelop and reuse strategies
  • We teach about agriculture through our initiative Peaceful Grounds at the Marion County Fairgrounds.
  • We are opening the Peaceful Grounds Farm and Arts Market in Spring 2014
  • We promote the development of Peace Gardens to feed the hungry and enrich the community
  • We walk the walk of peace – through our Peace Hikes
  • We nurture our spiritual selves – through our Peace Rituals

We create moments that transform lives.

Our opportunities for learning and service are great. We learn by doing in a place based setting with project oriented development strategy for the individual as well as the communities in which we serve. We facilitate groups in service on a pre-scheduled appointment. Contact us in order to schedule your group.

Global Peace Initiatives serves as a Regional Outreach Training Center for the one and only Growing Power. Growing Power is a Milwaukee, WI. based non-profit and land trust that was founded in 1996 Their mission is to support people from diverse backgrounds by helping to provide equal access to healthy, high-quality, safe and affordable food. Growing Power implements this mission by providing training, outreach and technical assistance through the development of Community Food Systems that help people grow, process, market and distribute food in a sustainable manner.  We are proud to serve as a regional outreach training center for Growing Power.

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Global Peace Initiatives is supported by the generous contributions from the Efroymson Family, which is one of the funds that make up the Central Indiana Community Foundation.

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Global Peace Initiatives events were selected five years in a row for inclusion in IUPUI Polis Center’s Spirit and Place.