What is The Patachou Foundation?

The idea for the Foundation is simple: Feed healthy meals to children suffering from food insecurity, and while feeding them, increase their awareness, connection and excitement about the whole food they are eating. The Patachou Foundation, a non profit organization in Indianapolis, is partially supported with profits produced by Public Greens,
a Patachou restaurant and microfarm opening soon on the Monon Trail in Broad Ripple. We are proud to employ an in-house farmer in partnership with Growing Places Indy.

The Foundation, in keeping with Patachou Inc.’s original vision, will start small, adhere to smart growth strategies, make an early impact; and, in keeping with Patachou’s 2020 vision, be a radically different and radically better organization. Our goal for the Foundation is that, over time, we can feed more children; that additional Public Greens restaurants can be established to help fund The Patachou Foundation; and that our community can benefit from these actions in an impactful and transformative manner.

A message from Patachou Inc. founder Martha Hoover

As a mother of three grown children, I remember fondly the crazy after school hours trying to cram in homework with athletics, extracurricular activities, and the day’s recap at the dinner table. I remember how hungry...

all profits from public greens, under construction on the monon trail in broad ripple, will support the Patachou foundation with its profits, the only restaurant in the area to do this.