Upcoming Events

Upcoming events

The annnual Frontline to Farm Beginning Farmer Veteran Training will be held June 11-16th of 2023

New applicants can apply to the Farmer Veteran Training here: https://appstate.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_71Ep5xSG49UtzKu

Alumni can apply to the Farmer Vetertan Training here: https://appstate.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_55codNjq91uigPY

Applications for 2023  closed 5/25/23.  Applications after this date will be  considered for alternates (or for June 2024). 

Past events

  • Armed to Farm

    • When: July 24 – 29, 2022
    • Where: Boone, N.C.
    • The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) is partnering with Appalachian State University’s Frontline to Farm program to bring its Armed to Farm training to North Carolina for the first time.

      Armed to Farm participants learn about business planning, budgeting, recordkeeping, marketing, USDA programs, livestock production, fruit and vegetable production and more. Participants gain a strong foundation in the basic principles of operating a sustainable farm. In addition, Armed to Farm attendees join a nationwide network of supportive farmer-veterans and agricultural advisors.

      This training is for veterans in the Southeast, with preference given to those in North Carolina.  Learn more

  • Visiting Author, Mari K. Eder:

    • When: Thursday February 24, 2022
    • Where: Plemmons Student Union, room 169
    • Author and US Army Maj. Gen. Mari K. Eder will explore the topic of change and that space between what was and what will be through the stories of women who served in WWII. Their transition to civilian life serves as a framework for discussing modern-day transformation in the midst of a pandemic. What will transform and what will be left behind? 

      Sponsored by the Appalachian State University Military Affairs Committee, Student Veteran Services, and Department of Military Science and Leadership.  More info here.