Job Title: Veteran Farming Program Coordinator
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 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.
DOYLESTOWN, Pa., — (10/1/12) — Beginning in the spring 2013 semester, Delaware Valley College, in collaboration with the Rodale Institute in Kutztown, Pa., will offer a 36-credit certificate program specifically designed for veterans interested in organic farming.