Women, Food and Agriculture Network (WFAN), Indiana Farmers Union and Indy Women in Food are combining forces to bring a Plate to Politics event to downtown Indianapolis. Designed to encourage Hoosier women working in the food and agriculture industries to run for leadership positions throughout the state.

Whether you want to speak on behalf of a cause, serve on a board or committee, or pursue political office, Plate to Politics is a great opportunity for women to develop their leadership skills. Attendees will hone their public speaking skills in a fun environment, network with like-minded women, and be inspired by women leaders. Women with an interest in helping others run for office are also encouraged to attend.

When: June 9, 2019 – 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Where: IndyStar Building, 130 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN, Enter the main entrance on the corner of Meridian and Georgia Street.
Cost: $10
A light lunch will be provided by Chef Becky Hostetter of Duos
Email Ash Bruxvoort with questions

Thank you to the IndyStar and Liz Biro for donating the space for this workshop. This event will take place in the IndyStar Building. Enter the main entrance on the corner of Meridian and Georgia Street. Parking is available on the street for free or for a fee in the Circle City Center Mall parking garage.


  • Keynote speech by Indiana House Rep. Carey Jeffries Hamilton

  • Lunch panel with local elected officials and community activists

  • Opportunities for networking with like-minded women

  • Learn how to move people to action through stories with Ash Bruxvoort, Plate to Politics Coordinator at the Women, Food and Ag Network.

  • Continued support and training through Women, Food and Agriculture Network’s Plate to Politics program!

Thank you Indiana Farmers Union and Indy Women in Food, our collaborators on this workshop.

Plate to Politics is generously sponsored by Rachel’s Network, a vibrant community of women who catalyze their collective power for a healthy, thriving world. Learn more at Rachel’s Network.

Plate to Politics and WFAN programs are organized to serve women and gender non-conforming people who are passionate about creating a better food system. For more information about gender inclusivity in our programming visit our statement here.

Plate to Politics is a program of the Women, Food and Agriculture Network and is strengthened by our partnership with VoteRunLead, a nonpartisan nonprofit powerhouse and recognized leader in women’s civic leadership, with a network of 10,000 trained civic leaders and hundreds of alumnae serving as elected and appointed officials.