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Farmer Opens Grocery Store In Near Eastside

Farmer Opens Grocery Store In Near EastsideThe Healthy Harvest Market at Brookside is opening near East 10th and North Rural streets in a building that used to house Pogues Run Grocer.Agriculture, food access, food desert, Healthy Harvest Market at Brookside, Indianapolis2019-12-23T00:00:00-05:00
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Farmer Opens Grocery Store In Near Eastside

Jonathan Lawler is opening the Healthy Harvest Market at Brookside.

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It was a dream of Hancock County farmer Jonathan Lawler to open a grocery store selling his produce in an under-served neighborhood. That dream has become a reality with a new grocery near East 10th and North Rural streets in a building that used to house Pogue’s Run Grocer.

Lawler, of Brandywine Creek Farm, says a grand opening for the Healthy Harvest Market at Brookside is set for this week.

Lawler has donated more than 2 million pounds of produce in Central Indiana over the last three years. Tyson Foods recently named him one of its "Meals That Matter Heroes," giving him $100,000 continue his work. 

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