Farming program cultivates new opportunities for veterans

FIU News – June 4, 2015 – Evelyn Perez

Article excerpt:  “The Veteran and Small Farmers Outreach Program is a collaboration between FIU, Possum Trot, Redland Ahead, Inc., the Dade County Farm Bureau, and the Coalition of Florida Farmworkers Organizations. It is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Advocacy and Outreach.”

Image caption:  “Garfield Jarrett installs fencing in his farm operation in the Redlands, Fla. where he hopes to grow a variety of tropical crops.”

Read the entire article:  http://news.fiu.edu/2015/06/farming-program-cultivates-new-opportunities-for-veterans/88699