Brandywine Creek Farms aims to help end hunger in Central Indiana

Posted at 10:03 PM, Aug 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-04 22:03:19-04

GREENFIELD, Ind. – The mission at Brandywine Creek Farms isn’t to just produce quality foods – they want to end hunger in central Indiana.

Farmer Jonathan Lawler said he knows that goal is challenging, that’s why he’s calling for more help.

"We need more farmers. We need farmers so bad and from every walk of life,” said Lawler.

But to do his part, Brandywine Farms wholesales one-third of their produce, which is sold at discounted grocery stores, and they also donate one-third of their harvest.

Their 77-acre farm grows it all: cabbage, tomatoes, cucumber, squash, peppers, melons and more.

“People need to know, farmers represent one percent of the population that feeds the other 99 percent,” said Lawler. “It is by far the most rewarding job you can do. You're feeding people.”

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