[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9XXRZbeEek&w=560&h=315] Looking for a well-rounded training in organic farming? Have military service? The Rodale Institue and the Delware Valley University partner together to create a 36-credit certificate program in organic agriculture. Formatted specifically for veterans who are interested in agriculture, the program is also open to interested civilians. The program spans one year and […]
The Heroic Food Full-Year Immersion (FYI) Program is designed for veterans with an interest in ecologically sustainable farming for small scale commercial or homestead operations. Trainees either come from local areas and commute from home, or live on the Heroic Food Farm located on 20 tranquil acres just 2 miles outside of Hudson, NY. They gain hands-on experience […]
www.farmvetco.org a technical assistence program to help veterans navigate their beginnings as farmers. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack recently announced that The Farmer-Veteran Coalition (FVC) will receive a grant from the USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) to assist the transition of veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars into careers in farming.
News from the Farmer-Veteran Coalition: Dear Friends, I am sending this e-mail to you because you know me and you know my commitment to a sustainable food and farming system. Recently, I accepted the position of Deputy Director for the Farmer Veteran Coalition, a nascent non-profit with amazing potential to address some of our country's […]