Farmer Veteran Coalition

  • I Used to Serve in the Navy and Now I Teach At-Risk Kids How to Farm

    I have never, ever worked so hard. Even in the Navy I got liberty, I got time off. But this is crazy because it's my passion, there is nothing that can keep me from doing this—knock on wood—day in and day out, all hours of the night. The growing, the...

  • War Veterans Turn to Farming to Cope with PTSD

    The latest Farm Bill recognizes veterans as a distinct class of beginning farmers, creating a number of loans, outreach assistance, and training programs specifically available to vets interested in working the land.