Community Gardens – Food Insecurity Initiative

The Foundation for Complex Healthcare Solutions (FCHS) supports the mission and vision of the Fishers Rotary Club Community Garden dedicated to alleviating food insecurities in Hamilton County. In early 2016, FCHS made a commitment to dedicate resources to assist in determining the impact the 2016 harvest had on the local community.

FCHS was inspired by the local action as food insecurity and lack of nutritious options for food insecure families is truly a root cause of complex healthcare conditions in our area. Household food insecurity, defined as the inability to provide enough food for a healthy and active lifestyle for all household members, is not just a local problem but is defined as  as a major U.S. public health problem. Household food insecurity also has insidious effects on the health and development of young children, including increased hospitalizations… here to read more