The U.S. Department of Labor reports that as of May 2010, over 20% of young veterans are unemployed. Moreover, recent data show that 45% of armed service members are from rural areas. Rodale Institute’s Veteran Farmer Training Program assists veterans to start … Continued
veteran organic farming
Our Veteran Farming Training Program offers tailored and flexible training in organic farming. This program targets the needs of those veterans who are interested in organic agriculture, but are not sure if they want to make a career change into agriculture.
Rodale Institute’s Veteran Farmer Training Program is in its first year of operation! Our first Veteran, Jeff, came from Apopka, FL to spend the past weeks learning at the farm.
By Pamela Macey Delaware Valley College (Del Val) and Rodale Institute have created a 36-credit certificate program open to anyone interested in organic agriculture. The one-year curriculum will combine classroom courses on animal science, marketing, vegetable production, organic crop science, entomology, … Continued