Farmer Veteran Coalition retreat in Iowa
Midwest Organic Farming Retreat Prepares Veterans for Careers on America’s Farms
Now Accepting Applications from Vets for July 2011 “Coming Home to Farm” Retreat in Iowa
April 12, 2011 – Davis, CA – The Farmer Veteran Coalition is accepting applications from veterans who seek a career in farming and wish to attend “Coming Home to Farm,” a two and a half day organic farming retreat in Iowa on July 14-16, 2011. The educational retreat includes farm tours of sustainable grain, vegetable, and livestock operations, as well as presentations on organic certification, production techniques, and marketing. Interested veterans can apply by contacting Michael Porter, director of career development, with the Farmer Veteran Coalition at 530-756-1395 or [email protected].