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Heroic Food: Farm Boot Camp for Veterans

Beginning Farmer Training Workshop for Veterans

August 12-14, 2016, Hudson, NY

Day One: Part 1 Sustainable Farming Overview: what you need to know to start and run a farm enterprise or business, Part 2 Farm Squad "deploys" to work on local mentor farms that need your help!

Day Two: Part 1 Introduction to Soil Health and Vegetable Production, Part 2 Farm Squad Volunteers

Day Three: High Tunnel Growing for Season Extension; Sit down and Hands-on Outfitting Your Greenhouse (ventilation, irrigation; building raised beds & seed starting tables)

The Farm Boot Camp is free (required registration by August 5th) and veterans, veteran spouses, and farm partners are welcome.
For more information and to register, visit here or contact Shawn Dunne at 816.398.1801.