Full Name
Frieda Graves
Company
FAITH Farms
Speaker Bio
Based In Northwest Indiana, Freida is the Faith Farms and Orchard Administrator/ Farm Manager. Graves has a background in nursing that allows her to provide education on food as medicine. Graves is a Master Gardener Receiving her certification from Purdue Extension in Indiana. Graves is a 2019 Center for Community Progress Revitalization Fellow , a 2021 Hoosier Young Farmers Fellow . Faith Farms is in the Emerson neighborhood of Gary; once considered the heart of the city over the years of shrinking employment tax base the Emerson community became a slew of abandoned properties ,Faith Farms is built on the ground of abandoned houses and is now a garden and farm that houses chickens, ducks and goats along with vegetation.