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A Self-Guided Tour of Greenfield’s Local Art

Even if you aren’t an art or history buff, Greenfield’s murals and sculptures are fun to learn about and see as you stroll through town. In fact, our community takes art and creativity quite seriously, with plenty of chances for residents and local artists alike to showcase their talents. Next time you are out and […]

Get Your Daily Dose of Exercise with Summer Sports in Greenfield

Summer is a great time to get outdoors and get active. Whether you are trying something new on your own or joining a group of friends for a weekly pick-up game, there are plenty of chances to enjoy summer sports in Greenfield.  Which summer sports in Greenfield will you try? Playing sports is a great […]

Make Your Summer Reading More FUN with the Hancock County Public Library!

Some kids and adults can sit for hours reading, immersed in their favorite fantasy lands and stories. Others might prefer to be active, opting for anything over cracking a book. We all know how much reading can help kids with summer learning loss AND how healthy it is for adult brains, too. The solution? Make […]

Greenfield’s Ultimate Summer Checklist

It’s that time of year again! Greenfield is in the midst of another beautiful summer and, with all of the amazing activities happening, we wanted to gather them all in one place for you. Check out our Ultimate Summer Checklist and see how much fun your family can get into this season!  What’s on our […]

Escape to Greenfield for National Tourism Week!

An escape to Greenfield means putting yourself in the midst of new and fun experiences, getting a break from the ordinary and taking some time to enjoy local Hoosier life. So where do you start? Plan your perfect day trip or overnight stay in Greenfield by making sure to fit in these dining, shopping and […]

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a Mom’s Day Out in Greenfield

Need some great ideas for Mother’s Day gifts this year? If you are still searching for the perfect present, remember that what mom really wants is probably something you can’t wrap. Most mothers love a good spa day, some pampering, lovely food and time to themselves. Give her exactly what she wants this year with […]

Summer Concerts and Movies in the Parks

Are you ready for summer yet? It won’t be too long before the kids are out of school and the pools open for some splashy summer fun! And just like last year, you can look forward to a bunch of free summer concerts and movies to make the season even more enjoyable. Check out this […]

Get Your Passport to Hancock County 5K Series

Are you hoping to get into better shape this spring and summer or keep up with your fitness goal of moving more? Then the Passport to Hancock County 5K Run, Walk & Roll Series is a great chance for you to put yourself to the test.   What is the Passport to Hancock County 5K Series?  […]

Pet Friendly Greenfield

Furry residents of Greenfield unite! There is so much fun to be had here, especially for those pooches who like to get out and about. As a pet friendly city, we are delighted to celebrate National Pet Month by letting you owners know just where to take your furry friends for a great time on […]

It’s Spring in Greenfield: Ready for the Ultimate Checklist?

It’s finally spring in Hancock County! We can almost feel the winter doldrums marching out the door. What will you do with the new energy, the returning sunlight and the warmer weather? If you aren’t sure, we’ve got you covered.  Spring in Greenfield means activities for all ages  While we can all rejoice for the […]

Happy Birthday Hancock County!

Hancock County was officially established in March of 1828, making this month a time to celebrate! Life was very different 196 years ago, and the area has certainly changed a lot in that time, but this beautiful community nestled in East-Central Indiana is still as vibrant as ever.   Hancock County’s fascinating history  We all know […]

Rekindle Your Love for Greenfield By Giving Back to Others

Love is in the air! Between beautiful store windows and fun, fancy treats, Valentine’s Day brings a breath of fresh air to winter. If you are trying to keep the love alive beyond this special holiday, then giving back will leave your heart feeling lighter.  Giving back is good for you Long, midwestern winters mean […]

Plan Your Next Date Night in Greenfield

Love is in the air, so you probably guessed we would have some goodies for those who are wanting to reignite that spark with their partner. Whether you are going on a first date or have already celebrated your Golden Anniversary, there is something fun waiting for you on your next date night in Greenfield. […]

It’s Back: The Greenfield Great Neighbor Contest 2024

Do you have the best neighbors ever? We want to hear about them with the Greenfield Great Neighbor Contest! Neighbors who make a difference In partnership with the City of Greenfield, Greenfield-Central Community School Corporation, Hancock Health, and NineStar Connect, Greenfield-Community is excited to honor area neighbors who step up and go above and beyond […]

An Interview with Community Health Leader, Christina DeWitt

Christina DeWitt, a dedicated Manager and Social Worker for Hancock Health, plays a vital role in fostering community growth through her involvement with Leadership Hancock County. Christina brings a wealth of experience, having previously served as a Social Worker for the Indiana Department of Child Services. Her passion for making a positive impact in the […]

Once Upon A Prom Serves Hancock County Youth

Do you remember your prom? You may have great memories of dressing up in formal wear and making your way to the dance floor to have some fun with friends. For some students, however, prom was a difficult time when their economic situation was even further highlighted by the need to spend money on a […]

Watch April’s Eclipse Right Here in Greenfield

Even if you aren’t into astronomy, a total eclipse is one of the most dramatic events to witness from down here on earth. Within only a few minutes time span, the sky goes dark, the birds stop chirping and the whole landscape is cast into an eerie night before returning to daytime. On April 8, […]

An Interview with Greenfield’s New Mayor

Since election night ended and Guy Titus slid into victory with his slogan “He’s our Guy!,” Greenfield’s newest mayor has been getting acclimated to his new title. For Titus, becoming mayor is a dream 15 years in the making, and we are happy to welcome him into leadership here in Greenfield! Learn a little bit […]

A Look at the New Hancock Health Connection Center

Connection is the cornerstone of life. Without our connection to ourselves, others and our communities, we can’t feel our own belonging. If you have ever been caught in addiction, anxiety, depression or any other mental health struggle, you know that feeling the support of someone else means everything in those dark moments. That is why […]

10 Ideas for Local Winter Fun in Greenfield

Winter in Greenfield brings a unique charm and a plethora of opportunities for residents and visitors alike to enjoy the season. From outdoor activities to cozy indoor escapes, Greenfield offers a diverse range of options for winter fun. Here are 10 ideas to make the most of the chilly season in this vibrant community. 1. […]

The Community Foundation of Hancock County’s Has a New Home

What would a community be without its non-profits who strive to care for residents and the place as a whole? Here, we are lucky to have the Community Foundation of Hancock County, a local organization whose mission it is to support non-profits and residents in realizing their dreams and creating a better world. Recently, this […]

Let’s Get Artsy: Opportunities for Creativity in Hancock County

Creativity is an opening of the mind to a vast number of possibilities. There are so many different forms of creative expression and each one is a vital contribution to our vibrant community. Hancock County is rapidly growing as a lovely place to call home thanks to affordable living, a plethora of activities for people […]

Greenfield Halloween Activity Round-Up

FESTIVAL OF JACK-O-LANTERNS AT THE JAMES WHITCOMB RILEY BOYHOOD HOME  Step into a world of glowing enchantment at the Jack-o-Lantern Festival held at the Riley Boyhood Home. This beloved annual event, running from October 22nd to Halloween night, showcases intricately carved pumpkins that illuminate the darkness. Bring your own carved pumpkin to the Riley home […]

Hometown Holidays Preview

Are you ready for the holiday season in Greenfield? We’re rounding up the top events taking place right here in Hancock County this November and December! Help us celebrate the hometown holidays by marking your calendar with your favorite family activities! Nov. 23 Greenfield Turkey Day 5K This year on Thanksgiving the Greenfield Turkey Day […]

Top Fall Activities In and Around Greenfield

As the leaves begin to change and a crisp breeze fills the air, it’s time to celebrate a vibrant fall in Greenfield. From community-centered festivals to picturesque pumpkin patches, there’s something for everyone to enjoy during this enchanting time of year. Whether you’re a local resident or planning a visit, here are some must-do fall […]

Join the 25th Annual Women Helping Women Gala

Many of us have had friends or loved ones with breast cancer. Or, perhaps we have battled it ourselves. Women’s health is an important aspect of the overall mission of Hancock Health. And, because of the Women Helping Women Gala, their women’s clinic serves many all over Hancock County by providing access to preventative screenings […]

Fireworks and Fun in Greenfield

The Fourth of July is almost here and with it comes barbeques, family gatherings, fireworks and a whole bunch of fun! If you are planning to hang around Greenfield this July, make sure to catch not only the free fireworks display on Tuesday, but also plenty of other family fun to be had in our […]

Greenfield’s New Bike Share Program

Ever want to bike the amazing trails that span Hancock County, but don’t want to worry about hitching up a bike trailer? Or maybe you find yourself out for the day and want to meander through the parks on a bicycle? Then keep reading, because Greenfield’s new bike share is the perfect way to get […]

Dive Into Summer Reading at the Hancock County Public Library

The Hancock County Public Library is a great place to find books and activities for all ages, especially during the summer months. When kids are out of school, they tend to lose some of what they learned during the academic year. Consistent reading is a great way to counteract that and keep them on track. […]

Hancock County Community Night

Is your family ready to greet the new 2023-2024 school year? Make sure to start it off with a bang on July 19th by heading out to Hancock County Community Night! Here are all the details you will need to know…  What is Hancock County Community Night? Held in Greenfield at the Hancock County Fairgrounds, […]

Your Ultimate Greenfield Summer Checklist

Summer in Indiana is heating up and, with plenty to do in and around Greenfield, this might be our best season yet! How will you make the most of the sun and the social events? When there is more to do than can fit on your calendar, you need a Greenfield summer checklist to help […]

Hancock County Summer Scavenger Hunt

Explore Hancock County this summer and win prizes! The chase aka the scavenger hunt is only as wild and wonderful as you make it! All you have to do is upload a selfie from each of the seven scavenger hunt categories, gather points and be entered to win prizes all summer long. One lucky person […]

Summer Concerts in Greenfield

Things are heating up this summer for music fans here in Greenfield! With a ton of summer concerts to choose from, everyone from families to singles who want to mingle will have a blast taking in the tunes at Depot Street Park.  Depot Street Park’s summer concerts lineup Greenfield Parks and Recreation is presenting two […]

Escape to Greenfield for National Tourism Week

An escape to Greenfield means putting yourself in the midst of new and fun experiences, getting a break from the ordinary and taking some time to enjoy local Hoosier life. So where do you start? Plan your perfect day trip or overnight stay in Greenfield by making sure to fit in these dining, shopping and […]

50 Ways to Celebrate Hancock County All Year Round

March is our county’s birthday! What better way to celebrate Hancock County than to enjoy all this community has to offer its residents? If you need a jumping off point, we have some great ideas for you and your family. And remember, the celebration starts this month, but it goes all year long thanks to […]

Rekindle Your Love of Greenfield with These 7 Fun Family Outings

So, you have almost made it through another Indiana winter? As fun as Greenfield is during the summer months, sometimes it can feel downright difficult to get inspired to try new things during the cold, darker months we are in now. But that doesn’t mean you can’t rekindle your love of Greenfield. Bring the whole […]

Make it a Galentine’s Day to Remember in Greenfield

Are you and your besties looking for a little Galentine’s Day fun? Or maybe you are just wanting to spend some quality time with your friends this winter to beat the doldrums. Either way, Greenfield is the place to be. With all of the amazing local businesses and a vibrant community, we can’t think of […]

This Month’s Contest: Cutest Couple in Greenfield!

It’s time for another contest, Greenfield! LOVE is in the air this month and we are jumping wholeheartedly onto the bandwagon. So, in order to keep us all feeling warm and cozy when temps dip below freezing, we want to hear your greatest love stories. We are searching for the cutest couple in Greenfield! Did […]

Join Greenfield’s Winter Photo Contest!

Do you find yourself becoming excited at the thought of Greenfield in the wintertime? Our beautiful city and surrounding areas can be a such special place this time of year. If you love finding striking or interesting places, people and happenings as much as we do, then join our Winter Photo Contest! You don’t have […]

Best Hot Cocoa in and Around Greenfield

Who doesn’t love a steaming mug of hot cocoa in the wintertime? If it was up to us, everyday would involve a mandatory hot cocoa break. Greenfield residents are lucky to have so many tasty spots right here in town (and even a few outside city limits) to get their hot chocolate fix this winter. […]

Plan Your Next Greenfield Girls Day Out

Welcome Greenfield Community guest blogger Marissa Johnson! Marissa Shares Tips to Plan Your Next Greenfield Girls Day Out My best friend and I decided to have a little girls’ day out, and from my past experiences writing about and visiting Greenfield, Indiana, I knew it would be the perfect spot for some shopping, facials and […]

Hope House: Providing Hope to a Community in Need

Imagine finding out that your landlord is selling your home and you don’t have time or money to find a new place to stay. Or you and your children needed to leave a tough situation and now you are on your own. Or you lost your job and have been financially underwater enough that you […]

Feeding the Community with the Kenneth Butler Memorial Soup Kitchen

Helping the Hungry in Greenfield with the Kenneth Butler Memorial Soup Kitchen Globally, hunger is a problem affecting millions of people. Although it can feel like it is worlds away, we have homeless and hungry neighbors right here in Greenfield. With the help of the Kenneth Butler Memorial Soup Kitchen, volunteers like you are feeding […]

Hometown Holidays Preview

Are you ready for the holiday season in Greenfield? We’re rounding up the top events taking place right here in Hancock County this November and December! Help us celebrate the hometown holidays by marking your calendar with your favorite family activities! Nov. 24 Greenfield Turkey Day 5K This year on Thanksgiving the Greenfield Turkey Day […]

Mental Health Campaign at Hancock Health: Finishing Strong

Have you heard about the Mental Health Campaign from the Hancock Health Foundation? Launched early last year, the goal of this $3.5 million campaign is to bring mental illness and substance misuse issues to light in Hancock County — and to bring an end to the darkness and suffering. The campaign has now reached $3 […]

Best Local Fall Drinks

One of the best parts of fall is the chance to warm up with a tasty drink. Whether you prefer a warm beverage on a cold day or a unique cider or ale on an autumn night, Greenfield has you covered with their delicious local fall drinks. Let’s round up the best of the best […]

7 Must-Do Fall Activities In & Around Greenfield

Fall in Greenfield is full of fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. As the leaves change and the weather gets cooler, bundle up and mark your calendars for these 7 must-do fall activities in and around Greenfield, Indiana! 1. Festival of Jack-o-Lanterns at the Riley Boyhood Home Starting Oct. 23 and running through […]

Locally Voted Best Burgers in Hancock County

Are you craving a good burger in Greenfield? Look no further than this extensive list compiled from our own local restaurants! First up, we’ve got the top three best burgers as selected by more than 6,000 votes in the Best of Hancock County guide, an annual report assembled by the Greenfield Daily Reporter. And next […]

Riley Festival 2022 Preview

Hancock County is well-known for its annual festivals and events, with none as beloved as the Riley Festival. Voted the best local event in the Best of Hancock County 2022 guide, the Riley Festival is Indiana’s largest four-day festival, featuring poetry, arts, food, music and much more. This year’s festivities will be held in downtown […]

Best of Hancock County: Locally Loved Businesses

Have you ever been looking for the best local shopping, the best hamburger or the best dentist in Hancock County (and much more)? Well then you’re in luck with the Best of Hancock County guide, recently compiled by tallying more than 6,000 votes and released by the Greenfield Daily Reporter. Make the most of your […]

Greenfield Fall Events Preview

The only thing better than spending time in Greenfield is spending time here in the fall! A Greenfield fall is full of exciting things to do with kids, your partner or on your own. Check out our round-up of Greenfield fall events for 2022 and mark your calendar for the ones that sound the most […]

Best Root Beer Floats in Hancock County

When it’s a hot summer day in the Midwest, a nice frosty root beer float is one of the best treats to cool you down! We’re rounding up some of the best local restaurants for root beer floats in Hancock County so you can cool off during some of the final days of summer.  Brew […]

Hancock Flat 50 Preview

Greenfield’s annual community bike ride, the Hancock Flat 50, is coming up at the end of this month! This chip-timed event and festival will take place on Aug. 27, with online registration closing on Aug. 24. Cyclists of all skill levels are encouraged to participate in the ride, and to enjoy the festival music, food […]

Best Ice Cream in Hancock County

There’s nothing like delicious ice cream to cool you off on a hot summer day. And here in Greenfield, we have no shortage of ice cream shop options to choose from. From local homemade treats to large chains (with full meals too!) let’s round up the best ice cream in Hancock County! Culver’s Do you […]

Back to School in Hancock County

The new school year will be here before we know it, and it’s important to be prepared with registration, school supplies and lunch schedules for the students headed back to school in your family. Especially if you are new to Hancock County, this article can help you access new student enrollment forms, learn more about […]

Hancock County Community Night 

As much as we may not want to admit it, the new school year is coming up quickly. Hancock County Community Night is an annual event for local families to pick up free school supplies and other goodies, view public safety demonstrations and learn more about the resources available for children and parents/guardians in Hancock […]

Ultimate Summer Day in Hancock County

Summer is here and that means fun for the whole family! No matter your favorite thing to do during the summer, Hancock County has something to offer for everyone. Inside or outdoors locations, daytime or nightlife activities, check out this list of local options to craft the ultimate summer day in Hancock County for your […]

Summer Reading Challenge at Hancock Co. Public Library

Are you a family of big readers? Are you trying to encourage your child (or yourself) to put down the screens and make more time for reading this summer? Our local Hancock County Public Library is encouraging residents of all ages to take on the Summer Reading Challenge from June 1 – Aug. 1, with […]

Grand Openings of Depot Street Park and Michael’s Playground

June 18 is a big day for our community when we’ll celebrate the grand openings of Depot Street Park and Michael’s Playground, the city’s first inclusive play area. The City of Greenfield and the Greenfield Parks Department welcome you to attend these fun events with free activities for the whole family! Although some local projects […]

Hancock County 4-H Fair Preview

Do you love taking in the animal shows, yummy food, fun entertainment and other exhibits at the fair each summer? The Hancock County 4-H Fair is coming up soon and we can’t wait for all of the fun events that come with it. Plus, Greenfield Community is proud to be a $250-level sponsor for the […]

Greenfield’s Sister City in Kakuda, Japan

Have you ever noticed the “Sister Cities” plaques on our “Welcome to Greenfield” signs? Sister Cities International is a nonprofit organization founded in 1956 with a mission “to promote peace through mutual respect, understanding and cooperation — one individual, one community at a time.” In the six decades since its founding, more than 500 member […]

Kids’ Art Contest Winners Announced by Greenfield Community & Hancock Health

The winners of the Hancock County Kids’ Art Contest, hosted in partnership with Greenfield-Community, Hancock Health and Healthy365 Connection Center, have been officially announced. Over 140 local art entries were submitted, with winning students coming from every school corporation throughout Hancock County. Age group winners will receive art supplies, a cash prize and recognition at […]

Hancock County Swim Lessons

Summer is coming soon, and it’s a great time to get your children into swim lessons and prepare for spending lots of time in the water. Swimming lessons can teach your child water safety, as well as offer an outlet for more physical exercise and endurance. Swimming is a lifelong skill, and it is important […]

Outdoor Public Murals & Art in Greenfield

The city of Greenfield is full of a wide variety of outdoor public art and murals for our residents to enjoy. A number of local organizations have felt that the arts are an important feature of our community, and so have partnered to incorporate murals, statues and more into the structure of downtown Greenfield. As […]

Earth Day Around Hancock County

April 22 is Earth Day, and there are a number of ways to observe this holiday here in Hancock County. Your first thought might just be recycling, but there are so many things you can do to celebrate our Mother Earth! Help us make Greenfield a more sustainable community with the tips below.  Greenfield Banking […]

Hancock County Easter Egg Hunts Round-Up

Easter is almost here and that means it’s time for egg hunts, visits with the Easter Bunny and other fun spring celebrations. Greenfield and the surrounding areas are home to a number of fun annual Easter activities, so mark your calendars and get your baskets ready for these Hancock County Easter Egg Hunts! Piney Acres […]

Talking with a Local Dietitian for National Nutrition Month

March is National Nutrition Month® which is an annual campaign from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to invite people to “learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits.” In celebration, we sat down to talk with Sabrina Goshen, ​MS, RD, LD, a registered dietitian from Hancock Wellness Center […]

We’re an Indiana Healthy Community: What Does That Mean?

For more than five years, Hancock County has been designated by the Wellness Council of Indiana as an Indiana Healthy Community (IHC). Today, Hancock Health and the Healthy365 program continue to work closely with both local residents at the Wellness Council in order to maintain that status. Let’s explore together what it means to be […]

Luck of GREENfield

You may have heard of the “Luck of the Irish,” but today we’re talking about the Luck of GREENfield! We feel so lucky to be Greenfield residents, not just because green is seen as a lucky color, but because of the many services and resources available to our local community.  1. Top-rated schools for local […]

Local Kids’ Art Contest to be Hosted by Greenfield Community

Have you always wanted to have your art on exhibit? This spring, in partnership with Greenfield Community, Hancock Health and Healthy365, we are hosting a kids’ art competition! Children aged 5-18 from around Hancock County are encouraged to enter their unique art into the contest. The winning artist submissions will be on long-term display in […]

Boomerang Magazine for Kids

Do you have children growing up in Hancock County? Our very own local Hancock Regional Hospital has launched a bi-monthly digital magazine just for kids to learn more about their own health and wellness. Boomerang Magazine debuted in winter 2019 and over the last couple of years has taught kids about a variety of topics […]

Benefits of Massage Therapy at Hancock Wellness Center

Did you know our local Hancock Wellness Centers offer massage therapy? The answer is yes, at all three locations in Greenfield, McCordsville and New Palestine! In addition to their workout equipment, fitness programs and group classes, Hancock Wellness Center offers nutrition and wellness education, diabetes care, physical therapy and massage therapy from highly trained and […]

Best Cookies and Cupcakes in Hancock County

The season of love is here, and what better way to treat your Valentine, your “Galentine” or yourself than with cookies and cupcakes in Hancock County? Our area of Indiana is home to a number of bakeries and restaurants cooking up sweet treats all year long, and we’re rounding up a few of our favorite […]

14 Reasons to Love Greenfield

In honor of Valentine’s Day coming soon, we are rounding up our top 14 reasons to love Greenfield, Indiana! We think our residents are some of the best people around, and the amenities of our city make it a great place to live. As an up-and-coming city, we love showing off our community and its […]

Winter Self-Care in Hancock County

As we move from January into February, these winter days can feel longer than ever. If you are feeling the effect of the “winter blues,” it may be a good opportunity to take some time for self-care. Prioritizing your health and wellness with some alone time spent doing things you enjoy can make it much […]

Big Changes Coming to Local Businesses

One thing we love about Greenfield is that it is always growing and changing. We’re taking a look at some of the movers and shakers making changes to local businesses for 2022, including Stillinger Family Funeral Home, Penny’s Florist and Joyner Homes. As a growing city, we continue to see the opportunity for local businesses […]

Greenfield By the Numbers

Do you know the numbers that make up our city of Greenfield? This community packs in a lot of interesting statistics, especially when compared to the state of Indiana and the country at large. Whether you are a longtime resident or considering making a move to Greenfield, we hope that these fast facts can help […]

Word of the Year: Community

Welcome to 2022! It has been a rough couple of years, but hope springs eternal, and we’re looking forward to a new year with new adventures and relationships. That’s why our 2022 word of the year is Community. Human beings are social beings, and isolation can wear away on your physical, mental and emotional health. […]

Celebrate January Fun in Greenfield

January is often the coldest month of the year, so we’ve got some fun indoor activities that you can do either here in the community or from the comfort of your own home. Greenfield is home to a number of exciting indoor attractions and beautiful outdoor green (or white) spaces to enjoy all year round. […]

Distinguished Citizens of Greenfield

Do you know some of the citizens who have put Greenfield’s name on the map? From poets and artists to educators and professional athletes, Hancock County has been home to a number of distinguished citizens over the past several hundred years. Learn more about the history of some of our most well-known citizens and how […]

Why You Should Shop Local in Greenfield This Holiday Season

If you haven’t heard yet, Santa’s sleigh will probably be slowed down by global supply chain issues this year. Since the start of the pandemic, factories across the world have been greatly affected by needing to keep their workers safe while also meeting rising demands from customers seeking products to make their homes and lives […]

Culinary Delights and Restaurants for the Holidays

During the holiday season, eating out is a frequent tradition, especially before going to see holiday lights or having a visit with Santa. Today, we’re rounding up the best restaurants for the holidays in Greenfield, whether you’re taking the whole family out or planning a romantic date night. Hancock County is well known for our […]

Home for the Holidays in Greenfield

Each winter season, Greenfield, Indiana is full of fun holiday events for the whole family. Mark your calendar for these upcoming local events to enjoy seasonal movies, festive foods and holiday shopping. There’s something for everyone to come home for the holidays in Greenfield this November and December, whether you’re a longtime resident or a […]

Third Downtown Mural Completed for the Riley Literary Trail

Have you heard about the Riley Literary Trail? This Indiana Stellar Communities project is set to bring even more cultural awareness to the literary history and town heritage that Greenfield is known for. One aspect of the trail is a set of four murals that usher visitors and residents into Greenfield from all four directions, […]

Hometown Holiday Market Coming Soon to Greenfield

The holiday season will be here before we know it, and Greenfield Main Street is spreading the holiday cheer with their inaugural Hometown Holiday Market coming up on Saturday, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. in the Living Alley at North Street. With local vendors selling one-of-a-kind wares, delicious food trucks and a […]

We’ve Got Your Back Campaign

One of the best parts about living in the city of Greenfield is the small-town feeling that you’ll find here, whether you’re a long-time resident or a first-time visitor. In Greenfield, you’ll always know that “we’ve got your back.” And right now, our community and Greenfield Area Chamber of Commerce are recognizing local businesses and […]

Halloween Fun in Greenfield and Hancock County

Halloween is one of the best nights of the year by children, and even more so for families in a small town like Greenfield. We especially love seeing our community coming together to provide a “fang-tastic” night for our youngest residents. If you are looking for some “spooktacular” fun in Hancock County for 2021, check […]

Top 10 Ways to Embrace Hygge In Greenfield

You know that warm feeling you get when you’re surrounded by your loved ones, laughing, and enjoying each other’s company? Or the feeling of being wrapped up in a fuzzy blanket while sitting next to a crackling fireplace and smelling fresh bread waiting on the counter to be enjoyed. The Danish have a word that […]

What’s Happening this Fall at Greenfield-Central Schools

Fall means the start of a new school year, and despite the challenges that COVID-19 has brought, the 2021-2022 year has successfully begun at Greenfield-Central Community School Corporation. With eight schools serving more than 4,500 local students and their families, Greenfield offers top-notch educational opportunities that fulfill the corporation’s mission to “prepare students to be […]

The Best of the Arts in Hancock County this Fall

Autumn can be a magical time, with the arrival of fall colors, crooked grinned jack-o’-lanterns and the anticipation of the holiday season. This time of year is also special in Greenfield because of the abundance of incredible arts events for you and your family to enjoy. Check out these hot spots for the arts in […]

What to Expect at the 2021 Riley Festival

Hancock County is home to many fun festivals and events, with one of the most anticipated being the annual Riley Festival each fall. This event is the state’s largest four-day festival and will take place over the weekend of Oct. 7-10, 2021 in downtown Greenfield. Join us at this well-known craft festival to visit hundreds […]

Greenfield Farms to Visit this Fall

Fall is a great season for residents and guests alike to enjoy the many activities that Greenfield has to offer. There are multiple local Greenfield farms with fun attractions for all ages, including fall traditions like pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hayrides and more. Plan your trip to one of these local Greenfield farms today and […]

What’s Happening in Hancock County this Fall?

Cooler weather is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate the harvest season than to attend some fun, family-friendly events in Hancock County this fall? From pumpkins to camping to festivals, you can find just about everything here. Farmer’s Market at the Fairgrounds You may have visited the farmer’s market during the […]

What are Blessing Boxes and Where to Find Them in Greenfield?

Have you ever wanted to fill a simple need in someone’s life but weren’t sure how? You can be a blessing to someone else’s life with the many Blessing Boxes located throughout Greenfield and Hancock County. Sponsored by several different community-based organizations as well as regular citizens, these little spaces seek to offer local residents […]

Love INC of Greater Hancock County

Are you in need of a little extra support for yourself or your family? Are you interested in volunteering with fellow Christian churches to serve others for a larger purpose? Love INC of Greater Hancock County is committed to uniting churches to live out their faith by serving local residents in need. With services ranging […]

Greenfield Great Neighbor Contest

Hey, Greenfield! Do you have the best neighbors ever? We want to hear about them with the Greenfield Great Neighbor Contest! In partnership with the City of Greenfield, Greenfield-Central Community School Corporation, Hancock Health, and NineStar Connect, Greenfield-Community is excited to honor area neighbors who step up and go above and beyond to take care […]

Best Fall Foliage & Autumn Stroll Spots in Hancock County

Fall will be here before we know it, so we’re rounding up the best places in Hancock County to spot beautiful fall foliage or take a crisp autumn stroll. With a number of beautiful parks and trails in Greenfield and the surrounding area, there’s no shortage of options to take in the changing autumn sights […]

It’s Time for Back-to-School in Hancock County!

For the past year and a half, many of us have spoken about a “return to normal” or a “new normal” post-pandemic. Now that local districts are about to begin their 2021-2022 school year here in Indiana, it is time to see just what this “normal” brings to both students and our wider communities.  The […]

The Depot: A New Restaurant with an Old Story

As Greenfield patiently awaits the construction of the new Depot Street Park, another new venture is getting ready to open its doors. The Depot restaurant will be right next to the new park location on Depot Street and residents couldn’t be more excited about this one-of-a-kind eatery. [Photo credit: The Depot Restaurant Facebook] Where delicious […]

Three Favorite Midwest Restaurants Coming to Greenfield

Greenfield, Indiana has a number of delicious hometown and chain restaurants, but there are a few Midwest favorites that locals have been craving for some time now. Proposed for a location on North State Street near I-70, Midland Atlantic Properties has filed plans with the city to open new locations for Chipotle Mexican Grill, Panera […]

Hancock County July Preview

July is nearly here and we’re closing out summer with some great events in Hancock County! No matter if you’re looking for family-friendly events, delicious food, arts & cultural experiences, or back-to-school preparation, there’s something for us all in Hancock County this July. Follow the Greenfield Community events page for additional details and more events […]

Your Hancock County June Preview

June means summer in Greenfield, and we’ve got a number of fun events for you and your family to enjoy! Whether you enjoy live music, festivals, local food or shopping, Hancock County has something for everyone this month. Make sure to follow our events page for updates and new events in our community and beyond.  […]

Go on a Nature Scavenger Hunt in Local Parks

One of the best parts of summer in Hancock County is getting outside! You and your family can discover more about our local flora and fauna this season with a nature scavenger hunt in one of our beautiful local parks, trails or green spaces. Use the list below and see how many items you and […]

Things to Do in Greenfield This Summer

Summer is coming, and that means it’s a great time to visit or live in Greenfield, Indiana! Our city offers a number of places to visit on your own time, as well as local community events to attend, that will make 2021 a fun summer for all. Check out the following summer activities and be […]

Depot Street Park and Downtown Façade Updates

Expanding our downtown Greenfield footprint and making it more walkable and friendly has been a priority of the city for more than a decade. And with more community updates coming soon, we are getting closer every day to these improvements.. One of the next projects to be completed will be the Depot Street Park, in […]

15 Ways to Be a Great Neighbor

Greenfield is known for its caring community, fun activities for the whole family and a plethora of amenities. Did you know, however, that neighborly kindness also has a huge place in the heart of our city? You can’t put a price tag on good neighbors, especially those who truly care, and they are one of […]

The Riley Literary Trail, Coming Soon to Greenfield

The community of Greenfield, Indiana is home to a rich history and culture that is unique within the state of Indiana. In an effort to spread more cultural awareness to both local residents and visitors, the City of Greenfield and Parks & Recreation Department is working on a new project called the Riley Literary Trail, […]

COVID-19 Vaccination FAQ for Hancock County

Are you planning on getting vaccinated against COVID-19 in Hancock County? We’ve got answers to all your frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccination. With the top-notch health care facilities in Greenfield and Hancock County, our city’s dedication to providing a wide array of quality health care services has paid dividends for the health of […]

A Master Gardener’s Tips for your Spring Garden

Are you planting a garden this spring? Getting your hands dirty in a garden bed is one of the greatest ways to reduce stress and spend time enjoying the outdoors. Here in Central Indiana, the growing season has begun, but if you haven’t even planted a single vegetable or flower yet, no worries. Whether you […]

All About Greenfield Main Street

As the proud heart of Hancock County, downtown Greenfield is full of opportunities for small business owners and local residents alike. Fostering these connections is Greenfield Main Street, Inc., an organization dedicated to providing a vibrant place for our community to be. Today we’re talking with Debra Smith, executive director of Greenfield Main Street, about […]

Top 10 Things to Do for an Active Lifestyle in Hancock County

Are you and your family looking for the perfect place to pursue your active lifestyle? Well, look no further than Hancock County, and check out these top 10 local activities to get you started! 1. Take a walk on our historic trails Go for a hike and observe local wildlife on one of Hancock County’s […]

Reviving the Lost Art of Porch Sitting

Now more than ever, people are craving connection with others as we enter the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic. But finding safe ways to spend time with friends and family can seem few and far between. This spring and summer, we want to help the community of Greenfield revive the lost art of porch […]

Greenfield’s Winter Farmers Market Treasures

If you live in Greenfield, Indiana, then you know that farm-fresh produce is not uncommon. Nestled close to both the Indianapolis Metro area as well as the plentiful farmlands of rural Indiana, residents of this up-and-coming community are used to eating farm-to-table goodness during the growing seasons. What you may not realize, however, is that […]

Let’s Talk Indiana Tenderloin: Best in Hancock County

A tenderloin sandwich is a local Hoosier delicacy, made from thinly-sliced pork loin and hammered thin and wide. Traditionally breaded and fried, it is then usually topped with pickles, lettuce, tomato, mayo and mustard on a bun (which might not even fit the pounded flat pork). If that sounds delicious, then you’re in luck, because […]

Love Is in the Air: Local Wedding & Shower Venues

Will you be celebrating the love with the 2021 wedding or bridal shower in Greenfield? No matter the size of your wedding party, Hancock County has something just right for your big day. Support local small businesses, and let us help you plan your special event, wedding reception or bridal shower with this list of […]

Hot Cocoa Bomb Trend Explodes in Greenfield

If you are looking to enjoy this winter’s latest craze, hot cocoa bombs, then you don’t have to look far. The hot cocoa bomb trend is sweeping the nation; they are made of a hollow chocolate shell filled with hot cocoa mix and other treats that melt and transform into a delicious mug of hot […]

Winter Activities for your Greenfield Family

As the holiday season comes to a close and school is back in session, the winter boredom can start to set in. However, while we all wait for the temperatures to rise and spring to come around the corner, there are still plenty of opportunities to enjoy the winter weather while it is still here. […]

Greenfield Parks and Recreation 2021 Preview

Winter brings a mixed bag of weather in Central Indiana, but the Greenfield Parks and Recreation Department is committed to bringing our community exciting programs, events and park updates no matter the time of year. The Parks department has exciting plans for 2021, and we think you’ll find that they will truly enhance the quality […]

Hey, Greenfield! What’s New for 2021?

If these fun updates and 2021 events are any indication, brighter days are coming, Greenfield-Community friends! Enjoy a round-up from all our City of Greenfield partners on what’s upcoming and new for 2021. Greenfield and the Health & Heritage Stellar Region First, let’s kick off with the Greenfield and the Health & Heritage Stellar Region! […]

Hancock Health Receives A Rating for Hospital Safety

It was recently announced that Hancock Health received an A rating for hospital safety in fall of 2020 from The Leapfrog Group, an independent nonprofit organization committed to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. health system. This is the third consecutive A rating that Hancock has received, demonstrating their prioritization of patient safety […]

Greenfield Christmas Eve Services

Are you looking to celebrate Christmas Eve with a church service this year? Local Greenfield residents have a wide variety of service options to choose from, including in-person and virtual events. If you are planning to attend an in-person service, make sure to check that church’s website for any seat reservations or COVID-19 protocol that […]

Favorite Coffee Spots in Greenfield

Are you a major coffee lover? Winter is the best time of year to curl up with a mug of something warm and read a good book or enjoy a holiday movie. If you are looking for your new favorite coffee spot in Greenfield, check out these local shops and restaurants for a piping hot […]

What is Healthy365 doing for Hancock County?

Founded a mere five years ago, with a brick and mortar center opening in January of 2020, the Healthy365 network is committed to making improvements in the healthcare and quality of life here in Hancock County. By recognizing that the choices we make are often shaped by the choices we have available to us, this […]

Your Winter Survival Guide

As we move into winter with the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us may be worried about how to spend our time safely at home without much to do. It may seem like you exhausted all of your indoor activities during spring’s quarantine, but we’ve got some fun tips for this winter to keep your family […]

Letter From the Hancock County Commissioners

To the Residents of Hancock County; The following statement was developed jointly with the Hancock County Health Department, Hancock County Emergency Management, and Hancock Health. We have reached a critical point in Hancock County’s journey through the pandemic. Today, our county will be designated a “red” county by the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). […]

Staying Healthy and Having Fun this Winter

Staying healthy is the top priority on everyone’s mind this winter with the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to rear its ugly head. Getting creative with virtual gatherings, outdoor sports and socially distanced activities will help banish boredom during the colder months — while still keeping your family safe. We’ve got some great out-of-the-box tips from Hancock […]

City of Greenfield Continues City-Wide Spirit Initiatives Throughout the Holidays

Home for the Holidays in Greenfield Indiana City of Greenfield Continues City-Wide Spirit Initiatives Throughout the Holidays Greenfield (November 23, 2020)  – Earlier this year the City of Greenfield launched #GreenfieldCares, a city-wide initiative to spark spirit and encourage fun and creative ways for residents to remain connected and support one another despite the limitations […]

Ten Ways to Make Your Holiday Zoom Party Awesome

Last year at this time, we probably didn’t even have an inkling of what this holiday season would look like. At the very least, nobody thought we would be relying on Zoom and other video chat methods for connecting with relatives during this season of celebrations. Now that this time is upon us and it […]

How to Give Thanks During the Pandemic

Is everyone tired of hearing about the pandemic yet? Massive changes in how we live and relate to one another have become our new “normal” since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak. As Thanksgiving rounds the corner, Hoosiers here in Greenfield will face the ultimate test: can we safely contain this virus and still enjoy […]

Gov. Holcomb Announces New By County Restrictions Amid COVID-19 Surge

November 11, 2020 – Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Wednesday that he would sign an executive order establishing new pandemic restrictions for most of the state. Watch his address via WTHR here. The restrictions would begin Nov. 15 and last for one month, meaning it would include Thanksgiving festivities. They include limiting social gatherings to 25 […]

Won’t You Be My Neighbor? | Moving to the City of Greenfield

Are you looking for a new home in Central Indiana? The City of Greenfield has something for everyone! We have that local small-town feel that so many of us desire, along with the benefits of a major metropolitan city less than half an hour away. Let us help you explore the many highlights you’ll enjoy […]

Home for the Holidays in Greenfield Indiana

The holidays may look a little different this year due to the pandemic, but there is still holiday magic to be found all over Greenfield Indiana this season. From local shopping and dining to grabbing hot cocoa or a signature local coffee and enjoying the holly jolly light displays of your neighbors. Keep an eye […]

Fall Maintenance Tips for your Greenfield Home

Fall brings beautiful changes to the leaves and the cooler weather that many Midwesterners crave. But it can also bring damage to your home if you don’t perform some key annual maintenance tasks. Check out these fall maintenance tips to keep your Greenfield home in peak condition and prepare it for winter weather.  Clean Roof […]

5 Best Fall Date Night Spots in Hancock County

Fall is here and it’s a great time to spend a little dedicated time with your spouse or partner. Plan your next date night in Hancock County at one of these top spots for the best fall offerings. After the chaos of a quarantined summer and virtual learning this fall, you and your favorite person […]

Local Coat Resources for Fall and Winter

Are you in need of cold weather clothing for fall and winter this year? Or are you looking to offer your gently used coat to an organization for someone else who can use it as the temperatures drop? Today we are sharing local coat resources for donations of cold weather gear right here in Hancock […]

Famous‌ ‌Indiana‌ ‌Chili‌ ‌Recipes‌ ‌

On a cool fall day, one of the best ways to warm up is with a steaming hot bowl of chili. Do you have a favorite family recipe? Whether you’ve been cooking chili at home for years or have never tried your hand making it, these famous Hoosier recipes will have you reaching for your […]

Greenfield Indiana Volunteer Opportunities

If you are a Greenfield resident, you know that our community is full of compassionate and caring people. We are proud to say that there is a large number of non-profits located right here in Greenfield, and many more in the surrounding areas. As the time of year is approaching when we all begin to […]

10 Greenfield Indiana Fall Activities

Already starting to miss your usual Greenfield Indiana fall activities? Autumn doesn’t have to be a bummer. The pandemic may have put a damper on many plans, but there is still plenty of fun to be had. Check out our list of 10 things to do in Hancock County Indiana this autumn. Greenfield Indiana Fall […]

Get to Know the BIG Employers of Hancock County

Are you looking to move to Hancock County, or seeking out a new job in the area? Greenfield and surrounding Hancock County have hundreds of employers providing thousands of jobs to our local residents. Here are a few of the top employers in our county, sourced via the Hancock Economic Development Council with data updated […]

Mindfulness for Emotionally Overwhelming Times

We have been living in a global pandemic now for a while and it is having an obvious impact on how we feel emotionally. Maybe you have experienced that weird sensation when you are standing next to a family member and realize you are socially distancing yourself without realizing it? Or maybe you have been […]

History of the National Road Yard Sale — and What to Expect This Year

The Historic National Road, also known as U.S. Route 40, runs from Missouri to Maryland as the “Main Street of America.” The route is also home to a nearly 20-year yard sale festival tradition. This year, the event has been rescheduled for Aug. 19-23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the sale may look a […]

8-14-20 Hancock Health Update

“Wearying.”  That is a word that was shared with me recently to describe the world’s 2020 experience with COVID-19.  I thought this an aptly descriptive term for the journey we are on together.  You may not know, but this word actually has two definitions.  The first meaning, and the one that usually comes to mind, […]

Biking in Greenfield Indiana

Biking in Greenfield Indiana Are you looking for a fun way to get out and enjoy the rest of the beautiful summer weather in beautiful Greenfield, Indiana? Why not try biking with your family? Our city has some great biking and walking trail options for any skill level of biker. Get your heart rate up […]

Fast Seat for Our Heroes

Greenfield, Indiana – On behalf of HRM Insurance Services and the lndyCar Experience, we would like to thank each of our first responders for their selfless service to our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, and their everyday sacrifices. A Fast Seat for Our Heroes will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, at 10 a.m. […]

Indiana Face Covering Mandate

July 22, 2020 – Gov. Holcomb announced today he will sign an executive order issuing a statewide Indiana face covering mandate starting July 27. The Governor notes that we did a good job during hunker down and this has now become necessary to help prevent transmission of the virus. Determining factors included: Getting children back […]

Hancock County Indiana Back to School Preview

School is nearly back in session, and it’s going to look different this year for families and staff alike in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic. The four Hancock County Indiana public school corporations have worked closely together and with the Hancock County Health Department to craft a joint statement on returning to school […]

Greenfield Round-Up | Greenfield Indiana Non-Profits

If you live in Greenfield, you know that you are part of a very caring and committed community. For that reason, many non-profits also call Greenfield Indiana their home base. Whether an organization is working to help homeless animals, feed the hungry, or create community for groups in need, you will find an outpouring of […]

6-27-20 Hancock Health Update

Stage 5 of Back on Track Indiana Opinion Editorial from Steve Long of Hancock Health: July 4th marks the beginning of Stage 5 of the “Back on Track” Indiana program.  This year Independence Day will not only commemorate the struggle to create a free country some 240 years ago, it may also commemorate a major […]

6-3-2020 Hancock Health Update

We are now one month into the re-opening of our state and have successfully moved into Stage 3 of the “Back on Track” plan from the Governor.  Restaurants have partially re-opened, churches are meeting again (with smaller crowds), barbershops and salons are open (with limited waiting areas), malls and shopping centers are open at 75% […]

Know Your Local Fireworks Regulations

Before You Celebrate, Know Your Local Fireworks Regulations Greenfield Indiana Fireworks It’s summertime again in Greenfield, which means that Fourth of July festivities are just around the corner! This year, however, there will be some changes in how residents celebrate due to the Covid-19 outbreak. Celebrations with huge crowds and fireworks may be postponed or […]

Oh the Amenities | Why Greenfield Indiana

Exploring all the great burbs to settle down in and around Central Indiana? Asking why Greenfield Indiana? Greenfield is an amazing place to live, and we’re not just saying that because we call it home. You can find the best of both worlds by living in this area… the small town feel with the big […]

Summer 2020: 100 Things to Do in Hancock County Indiana

2020 doesn’t have to be a bummer summer. The pandemic may have put a damper on many summer plans, but there is still plenty of fun to be had. Check out our list of 100 things to do in Hancock County Indiana this summer. Okay, there might be a few items from just outside of […]

5-20-20 Hancock Health Update

The Governor announced today that the state would move more quickly to Stage 3 of the opening plan making it effective this coming Friday, just in time for the holiday weekend.  He also indicated Stage 4 could be advanced from the planned July 4 date to June 14th.  For more information, please check out the […]

Why Gratitude Matters

Sometimes, we humans have a strained relationship with gratitude.  Most people have been taught that it is important to be grateful for everything we have because there is always someone who has less or is in a tougher situation.  So, in this way, gratitude becomes a game of comparison.  What if, however, we only looked […]

The Power of Unplugging | Too Much Social Media

We all know that too much social media probably isn’t great for our mental health. But especially during the current health crisis, the power of unplugging from your smartphone for a while can be incredibly refreshing and beneficial. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month this May, learn more about how too much social media […]

Prioritize Your Mental Health with These 3 Practices

Many of us are experiencing an increased mental and emotional load associated with the global pandemic and quarantine.  May is Mental Health Awareness Month. We thought it would be helpful to provide you with a few easy ways to prioritize your mental health during this time.  There are many ways to keep yourself healthy but […]

5-6-2020 Hancock Health Update

Hancock County has been blessed in our journey with COVID-19, recognizing fewer cases and deaths than one would anticipate based on the numbers experienced in other parts of the state and country.  As we move into the multi-stage opening process outlined by Governor Holcomb it will be important to remember some key points: The virus […]

Teen Mental Health During the Pandemic

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and with the current health crisis we need to check in with ourselves and others now more than ever. If you have a teen or young adult in your life, they may be feeling especially depressed or anxious about school and event closures due to the novel coronavirus. Here […]

Governor Holcomb Outlines Back on Track Indiana Reopening

May 1, 2020: Governor Announces Roadmap to Safely Reopen Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced the Back On Track Indiana plan to safely open the economy and remain vigilant about protecting Hoosiers’ health and well-being. “Across Indiana, we have witnessed a spirit of cooperation and caring for others that has touched my heart. May […]

Give Where You Live | #HeartforHancock on May 5

Wait, it’s time for Giving Tuesday… has fall come early? No, this Tuesday, May 5 Hancock Health is participating in #GivingTuesdayNow, a global day of giving and unity in response to the current COVID-19 health crisis. Here in our local community, we encourage you to support Heart for Hancock, a relief fund specifically for those […]

3-21-2020 Hancock Health Update from Steve Long

Growth in new cases of COVID-19 across the nation, state, and region has flattened in recent days, and in places like New York, has declined considerably.  This has given reassurance to federal and state administrations to begin planning for the next phase in the COVID crisis – the initial easing of restrictions on travel and […]

Self-Care Matters | Look After Yourself

Are you feeling stressed about the pandemic?  If you are, you are not alone.  In fact, you may only be alone if you aren’t feeling anything. Many Hoosiers are finding it difficult to make sense of the isolation, the worry, the fear, and the myriad of emotions surrounding our current predicament. It’s a good time […]

Look for the Greenfield Indiana Helpers

The global pandemic has raised the levels of stress and anxiety for everyone.  It has also shed light, however, on the resiliency and compassion of the human spirit.  We have witnessed an outpouring of support from our local Greenfield community as well as the larger Indiana community, proving the truth of Fred Roger’s quote about […]

3-8-2020 Hancock Health Update from Steve Long

As I craft this update, the world has reached 1.5 million people with COVID-19 and more than 420,000 in the U.S.  Of interest, nearly 80% of all cases worldwide are now in the U.S. and Europe.  New York and New Jersey comprise half of the cases in the U.S.  Indiana has 6,000 cases and the […]

Greenfield Indiana Recipe Roundup

Greenfield Indiana Recipes Being stuck at home can be a great time to indulge in activities that may not normally fit into your busy schedule, packed with commuting to work, performing services in the community, or driving the kids in various carpools all over Central Indiana.  Maybe quarantine is your chance to get back into […]

White Ribbons for Healthcare Heroes

As we navigate the current COVID-19 health crisis, it sometimes feels like there is little in our control. Right now, our biggest directive in the U.S. is to stay home, but maybe you want to do more to actively show your support for the healthcare heroes in our Greenfield and Hancock County community. We are […]

3-3-2020 Update from Hancock Health’s Steve Long

Hancock County Coronavirus Update: April 3, 2020 On this first Friday in April, the Governor extended the “stay at home” order for an additional two weeks; the President issued a “disaster declaration” for the state of Indiana (which opens up new funding streams); and the federal government appears to be supporting the wearing of masks […]

Helping Isolated Seniors Amid Social Distancing

Social Isolation… All of us may be starting to feel its effects amid social distancing, especially if we rely on face-to-face interaction with others as part of our own well-being.  One group that has been affected most of all is our community’s elderly population. Many seniors live on their own and rely on social gatherings […]

Ways to Celebrate Easter at Home in Greenfield Indiana

We may be celebrating Easter at home in Greenfield, Indiana this year, but that doesn’t mean we can’t still make the most of the holiday with those in our household. Check out a few of our tips for family activities that will make your Easter holiday at home a fun and joyful one to remember. […]

Resources for Small Businesses During This Crisis

Some of us in Indiana may be considering the Stay at Home order an extended vacation, but for small business owners this can be a very difficult time with few or no ways to reach customers to sell goods and services. If you own a small business, check out some of these tips and resources […]

Managing Stress and Anxiety With Meditation

The unknown is a source of anxiety for many people, as most of us like to think we have control over our lives.  Now that our country, our world, is facing a pandemic, things have become anything but routine and expected, causing anxiety and stress to sky-rocket.  So how do we deal with this sudden […]

Tips To Help Kids Tackle the Pandemic

As parents, many times, we hear the phrase “kids are so resilient.”  The truth is that, although they can absolutely be resilient, they also need guidance from the trusted adults in their life to help them feel safe.  Right now, our community, our country, and our planet are facing a true crisis, a pandemic.  Schools […]

3-26-2020 Update from Hancock Health’s Steve Long

As per the update at 48,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported worldwide yesterday with the total number of infected now exceeding half a million people. The United States is third highest on the list of COVID-infected countries and is poised to overtake Italy by early next week and likely China by the end […]

Greenfield Indiana Best Places for a Walk

The Top 8 Near Greenfield, Indiana Best Places for a Walk *As voted by locals on Greenfield Gabber Pennsy Trail Beckenholdt Park (includes a dog friendly paved path and 2 acre dog park) Thornwood Preserve (includes hiking trails) Falls Park in Pendleton, Indiana Flat Fork in Fortville area Ft. Benjamin Harrison State Park Mounds State […]

3-23-2020 Update from Hancock Health’s Steve Long

Covid 19: 32,000 new cases were reported worldwide yesterday, with nearly 10,000 of those in America, and 58 in Indiana. Indiana has had a total of 259 Cases in 37 Counties and 7 Deaths; 2,000 have been tested. Today, Governor Holcomb issued a “Shelter in Place” order for all non-essential companies. At Hancock Health, we […]

How Not to Snack Your Way Through the Stay at Home Order

We’ve all heard of the freshman 15 but more recently, you might have also heard about the quarantine 15 or the COVID “19” while we’re all staying at home right now. A little stress eating is definitely to be expected while we adjust to our new normal right now, but if you want to curb […]

The Outdoors Aren’t Closed | 5 Things to Do in Your Backyard

Hunkering down during this time of social distancing can make you stir crazy, but thankfully the outdoors aren’t closed! The weather is finally starting to get warmer, so take your kids or your pets in the backyard and get some fresh air. Remember, if you are in a neighborhood, park or other shared outdoor space, […]


Greenfield and Hancock County Indiana Community Resources We’re Helping Each Other Right Here MEALS ON WHEELS Still delivering meals as usual Focusing on individuals 60+ Prescription from a physician is required Call (317) 477.4345 Apply online at HANCOCK COUNTY FOOD PANTRY Distributing food through drive-thru A proxy can be sent to pick up food […]

Social Distancing 101

Do we really have to stay home right now? Can I go out to buy groceries? Should we cancel that playdate with the neighbors? And seriously, what’s up with everyone stocking up on toilet paper? Let’s learn together how to navigate social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic without freaking out. What exactly is social distancing? […]

Hancock Health Opens Hancock Triage, COVID-19 Testing Center

For immediate release: March 19, 2020 Patients encouraged to call (317) 325-COVD (2683); those with symptoms will be referred to the new Hancock Triage center Greenfield, IN (March 19, 2020)— Hancock Health has opened a dedicated COVID-19 triage center, Hancock Triage, with appointments available by referral only. Hancock County residents who are experiencing symptoms or have […]

Central Indiana Virtual Resources for Homebound Learning

As our communities continue to practice social distancing and self quarantine, we know that parents may be going especially stir crazy with children home from school while one or more adults work from home. Whether your local school sent your child home with a packet of worksheets, is offering an e-learning option or wasn’t able […]

Mayor Chuck Fewell Declares a State of Local Emergency

DECLARATION OF LOCAL EMERGENCY WHEREAS, the undersigned is the duly elected Mayor of the City of Greenfield, Indiana; and WHEREAS, Indiana Code § 10-14-3-29(a)(1) permits the principal executive officer of a political subdivision the ability to declare a local emergency; and WHEREAS, the Common Council and the Mayor have a duty to ensure the safe […]

Live Streams and Virtual Tours to Enjoy While at Home

Just because you may be stuck at home in Greenfield, Indiana for a few weeks, doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy springtime fun and creative activities from your laptop or smartphone! Numerous cultural and educational centers are offering free live streams, tutorials and virtual tours for families to view at home. Inspire creativity and alleviate […]

In the Midst of Uncertainty, Spread Kindness

Spread Kindness Socially Distant Style In the midst of anxiety and fear surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19), we don’t really think about the act of spreading anything as being positive.  We would wager, however, that there are still a few things to spread far and wide.  Kindness, love, and connection with our communities are just a few […]

Questions About Coronavirus | Where To Go If You Are Ill

Hancock Regional Hospital and Hancock Health are committed to providing the entire community with the best care you need when you need it most. Individuals with questions about Coronavirus (COVID-19) or those feeling ill are encouraged to call our hotline at (317) 325.COVD or visit their website. On their website you can even sign up for […]

Open Letter to the Community from Hancock Health’s Steve Long

Open Letter From Steve Long, Hancock Health CEO It has been another day of change in our national, state, and local environments. The virus has now been diagnosed in all 50 states. The CDC released the “15 Days to Change” information and recommended limiting gatherings to less than 10 individuals. Governor Holcomb signed the Executive […]

News Release | Gov. Holcomb Signs Executive Order to Slow the Spread of COVID-19

Gov. Holcomb Latest News Release on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Issued 3-17-2020: INDIANAPOLIS — In a continuing effort to slow the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Governor Eric J. Holcomb has announced additional efforts. Here are additional directives from Governor Holcomb: Gov. Holcomb signed an executive order Monday memorializing that day’s announcements. A copy of the executive order […]