Do you work with veterans on farms in New York? The Cornell Small Farms Program is currently accepting applications for a free, 2-day intensive training taking place on May 26 & 27. Offering a mix of classroom education and on-site farm tours, the event will include time at the beautiful Tompkins Cortland Community College teaching farm in Dryden, NY (blog) with tours to Main Street Farms (website) and the Cornell University Freeville Organic Research Farm (1/2 way down the page). This Memorial Day weekend event is free for NYS military veteran farmers, and their partners. Interested individuals are encouraged to visitwww.tinyurl.com/FarmOPSVegto complete an application by April 25, 2018.
Please help share this announcement with veteran farms you know who would be interested in this opportunity. More information can be found on the Farm OPS webpage.