An urban and rural development agriculture entity assisting veterans and individuals in developing employment and careers opportunities through the collaboration of education, farming,
emergency disasters, and military communities.
Farming and Business Solutions for Veterans
To be nationally recognized as a leader within communities in transitioning veterans into the agricultural industry to support
In America’s rural towns and urban centers, in remote farm fields and on the edge of cities, a sea change is underway. Farmers and ranchers selling their products nationally or internationally are finding a reason and a means to keep some sales closer to home. New farmers, small and midsized farmers, and those who want to personally brand their products are finding enthusiastic buyers right in their communities. Urban residents who may never have set foot on a farm are gaining a new appreciation for and connection to the men and women producing our food. And business owners are tapping into a market whose steady growth over two decades— growth that has become exponential in recent years—spells opportunity in the form of jobs, revenue, and economic development. Noted from USDA
The primary goals include:
Train and educate individuals in agricultural technology and
sustainability in blighted communities.
Creation of employment for individuals entering into the
Enhance involvement and support in emergency and disaster
preparedness zones through collaborative partnerships.