Michael Lupacchino is an Army and Coast Guard veteran with a combined 16 years of service. Lupacchino served four years with the Coast Guard as an electronic technician. After leaving the Coast Guard in 1998, he used his G.I. Bill … Continued
veteran organic farming
Meet the veterans working at Rodale Institute this summer to gain more knowledge in organic agriculture.
NEW ORGANIC AG COURSE AT DELVAL UNIVERSITY Organic Livestock Management course available in Fall 2017 In the Fall semester of 2017, Delaware Valley University, an interdisciplinary college located in Doylestown, PA, will offer its second organic agriculture course since 2007. … Continued
Brandin Pinion is an Army veteran and our newest participant in the Veteran Farmer Training Program (VFTP) at Rodale Institute. Brandin grew up in McMinnville, Oregon where he would often help on his family farm. He then enlisted in the … Continued
After serving in the U.S. Military, Lyndsey and Chuck wanted to pursue a career in helping people. They both desired a career that was just as rewarding as their previous positions. Rodale Institute’s Veteran Farmer Training Program assists veterans interested in organic agriculture ensure that … Continued
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
Our Veteran Farmer 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