As a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, Cultivate is devoted to ending the cycle of hunger in the local communities of northern Indiana by providing a food rescue service.

Our mission is to build a local network of food suppliers with the goal of providing wholesome meals so no one in our community goes hungry.

Join with us to provide food to the most vulnerable in our community. Your donations and volunteer time are invaluable to changing lives in northern Indiana.

Meet the Staff

Randy Z

Randy Z

Co-Founder, General Manager, & Executive Chef

randyz@cultivateculinary.com.

Jim Conklin

Jim Conklin

President and Co-Founder

jimc@cultivateculinary.com.

Shelby Cook

Shelby Cook

Communication and Volunteer Coordinator

shelbyc@cultivateculinary.com

Todd Zeltwanger

Todd Zeltwanger

Director of Fund Development

toddz@cultivateculinary.com

Karen Pershing

Karen Pershing

Volunteer Shift Leader