There are lots of ways for farmer Veterans and other beginning farmers to connect and for community members to get involved. For many Veterans, service doesn’t end with the frontline, and farming offers them a way to continue to serve their communities while doing something they love. A new generation of farmers is needed to produce food, provide ecosystem services, build community, and create social justice.
- How to farm ecologically (build soil, use organic pest control, increase biodiversity and resilience) and promote animal welfare
- Engage with others about farming methods, profits, and equity
- Discuss specific topics or training of interest
Want to get connected?
Want to support farmer Veterans and beginning farmers in your area?
- Visit a local farm
- Volunteer with local work days
- Support Veterans in your community and local food systems
- Join Frontline Victory community garden work* and dirt therapy
- Increase social justice, including racial and environmental justice
*Supported separately by federal work-study funding at App State
Want to stay informed/work?
- See News Updates and Features below
- Tell us about your yourself and your operation
- Read about farmer Veterans and people working to support Veterans in agriculture
- Also see work reports at farmanswers.com
Your donations help Veterans to explore and transition into careers in farming, to reconnect with the land and community, and to stay connected with each other while providing the nation with farmer veterans whose knowledge, skills and sustainable practices are at the heart of food security and equity. Your money will support a variety of training, mentoring and internship programs, as well as local farms and gardens.