About Armed to Farm
Supporting farmer veterans since 2013
Armed to Farm has supported more than 800 veterans with hands-on and classroom learning opportunities for sustainable agriculture since launching in 2013. Farmer veterans learn how to run a successful business and market their products, how to access USDA resources, set business goals, and develop meaningful mentorships with seasoned farmers.
Farmer veterans who complete a training series stay connected to their peers and often develop ties to other farmers, increasing their ability to succeed. These farmer veterans have access to individualized technical assistance and one-on-one consultations, in-person networking events and virtual learning opportunities through the National Center for Appropriate Technology.
Armed to Farm Trainings Coming in 2023
Appalachian State University’s Frontline to Farm program and the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) are partnering to offer limited scholarships to military veterans who want to learn about sustainable livestock production and farm business at an agricultural conference. Click here to apply now!
We are planning Armed to Farm trainings in Kentucky, Missouri, and Idaho in the spring. Applications will be available online soon!
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