2021 Events Veterans
Who: Military veterans currently enrolled or eligible for enrollment into a New York or New Jersey VA facility.
What: Farm Ops Learning Cohort Workshops
When: February 2021 – January 2022.
What is a Farm Ops Learning Cohort? A group of veterans interested in agriculture or self-sustainability progressing through an educational workshop together.
When will Cohort Workshops Begin and End? Three (3) cohort learning workshops will be provide each quarter (Feb – Apr, May-Jul, Aug-Oct, Nov-Jan).
Workshop Information and Registration
1st Quarter Workshops (Feb - Apr) Click for more information on 1st quarter offerings and registration links.
2nd Quarter Workshops (May - Jul) Click for more information on 1st quarter offerings and registration links.
3rd Quarter Workshops (Aug - Oct) Be on the watch in Aug
4th Quarter Workshops (Nov - Jan) Be on the watch in Sept
Armed to Farm 2021
Sustainable Agriculture Training for Military Veterans
Announcing Armed to Farm 1.0 for Military Service Members and Veterans
Application Deadline March 12, 2021
New York and New Jersey veterans accepted into the training will be funded thought the Canandaigua VA Medical Center.
To learn more and apply go to https://www.ncat.org/armed-to-farm-events/#ATF-virtu
Our Armed to Farm 2.0 event had farmer veterans digging deep into farm business planning, marketing and more. During the week-long training, they visited Cornell Agritech to learn about hemp. Kacey Deamer / Cornell Small Farms Program
Jefferson County "Farm Ops" Extension
CCE Jefferson helps support the Cornell Small Farms Program’s Project initiative called Farm Ops. These efforts provide veterans and active duty military/families with resources for entering the agriculture industry whether it is starting their own farm, working in agribusiness, or working for an existing farm.
Click on the below events to learn more: