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2018 Farmer Veteran Stakeholders Conference to be held in Kansas City

Farmer Veteran Coalition and FVC of Kansas are excited to announce they will host the 2018 Farmer Veteran Stakeholders Conference November 14-17 at the InterContinental Hotel in Kansas City, Missouri. For the fourth year, veterans from across the nation will come together for the largest gathering of the military and agriculture communities for three days …

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Homegrown By Heroes Label Surpasses 1,000 Certified-Producers, 20 State Partners

Before the Homegrown By Heroes label was established by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture in January 2013, there wasn’t an industry recognized way for farmer veterans to differentiate themselves in the marketplace. A few short years later, with a rapidly growing farmer veteran community spanning all 50 states plus Puerto Rico, Farmer Veteran Coalition is …

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Women Farmer Veterans Unite at 4th Empowering Women Veterans Conference

Women farmer veterans from around the nation came together in California’s wine country May 3-5 for the fourth annual Empowering Women Veterans: Business, Agriculture, Well-Being Conference held at the Flamingo Conference Resort and Spa in Santa Rosa, California. The goal of the conference was to bring women farmer veterans together and equip them with the …

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FVC Hosts First Veteran Career Fair at CSU Fresno

Agriculturally focused veterans and more than 20 employers from the public and private sector came together April 19 at the Farmer Veteran Coalition Veteran Career Fair held at California State University, Fresno, to introduce veterans to career opportunities throughout California’s $47 billion agricultural industry. “California produces most of our fruits and vegetables: 99 percent of …

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Farmer Veteran Coalition to Host Career Fair at CSU Fresno

Building on its mission of mobilizing veterans to feed America, Farmer Veteran Coalition, a national nonprofit organization that assists military veterans embark on careers in agriculture, will host a Veteran Career Fair April 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Satellite Student Union aboard California State University, Fresno. As the national unemployment rate …

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The Safeway Foundation Awards $50,000 to Farmer Veteran Coalition

DAVIS, CA (April 4, 2017) – The Safeway Foundation announced that its Veterans campaign, an in-store fundraising effort aimed to improve the lives of Veterans and their families, awarded more than a half million dollars to fund Veterans programs in the neighborhoods throughout Northern California. The gift to Farmer Veteran Coalition will fund two Food …

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Empowering Women Veterans Conference Keynote Speaker Announced

Farmer Veteran Coalition is excited to announce Karen Ross, Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture, as keynote speaker of the Empowering Women Veterans: Business, Agriculture and Well-Being Conference May 3-5 at the Flamingo Conference Resort and Spa in Santa Rosa, CA. Secretary Ross, who was appointed to her position by California Gov. …

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Military, Ag Communities to Come Together at 2016 Farmer Veteran Stakeholders Conference

Farmer Veteran Coalition will host the third annual Farmer Veteran Stakeholders Conference—United We Farm—November 30 to December 2, 2016 at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. For the third consecutive year, farmer veterans from across the nation will come together for the largest gathering of the military and agricultural communities for three days of …

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