Did you know that the 46208 zip code is the largest food desert in Marion County?   

Well, this zip code also happens to be the home of Ivy Tech Indianapolis.

Food insecurity drives our English Composition class, Service Learning-Urban Gardening (ENGL 111), taught by Professor Carrie Sample. 

On Tuesday, the weather finally permitted Sample and the Spring 2024 ENGL 111 class to get outside and in the campus garden, located across the Conference Center and Culinary Institute parking lot.

Together, they cleaned the debris collected over the winter and planted new seeds. 

Check out photos from the day below, and learn more in this TikTok!

About Ivy Tech Community College

Ivy Tech Community College is Indiana's largest public postsecondary institution and the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Ivy Tech has campuses throughout Indiana and also serves thousands of students annually online. It serves as the state's engine of workforce development, offering associate degrees, long- and short-term certificate programs, industry certifications, and training that aligns with the needs of the community. The College provides a seamless transfer to other colleges and universities in Indiana, as well as out of state, for a more affordable route to a bachelor's degree.