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We help develop and launch cooperative organizations in Indiana.

Indiana Cooperative Development Center provides innovative, results-oriented, and cost-effective services to cooperatives and related organizations.

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ICDC is a proud host of the Up and Coming Food Co-op Conference.

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Strategic Toolkit

We can help you with planning, market analysis, feasibility studies, business plans, staff training, and more!


Tap into our curated master list of financial, agricultural, food, housing, and worker resources for cooperatives.


Our library includes Indiana-specific cooperative codes and resources as well as general co-op guides and case studies.

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The Farmers Market Forum

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Farmers market managers, vendors and those who want to start or grow farmers markets in their communitieis can learn new strategies, find out about available resources and take advantage of networking opportunities at the third annual Farmers Market Forum.

Feb. 16, 2018

Indiana Small Farms Conference

The Indiana Small Farm Conference serves as the annual educational and farmer-to-farmer networking event for the Indiana small and diversified farm community. The conference was developed in response to a gathering of Indiana small farmers and stakeholders at the Purdue University campus in the fall of 2011. 

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March 1-3, 2018


Up & Coming food co-op conference

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We are excited to be hosting Up & Coming 2017 in Milwaukee, WI. Mark your calendars for March 16-17 (with optional workshops on 3/15).

Mar 16-17, 2018

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