Within the next ten years, half of American farmers and ranchers are retiring. The USDA is calling for one million new farmers to fill the gap. At the same time, returning combat veterans are looking for a place to de-escalate from war and a challenging new mission of service to their country.
Agriculture’s problem is the veterans’ solution!
GROUND OPERATIONS is a social action campaign featuring a documentary film
and national tour. Our goal is to strengthen the veterans-in-agriculture network and
increase their resources, so that they can create healthy new lives for themselves
and food security for America.
Please join the mission to share the vision at Fairview Gardens, this Saturday, July 13th.
7:00 Light Refreshments
7:30 Farmer-Veteran Guest Speaker
8:00 Film Screening
8:45 Q&A with Film Producers
PARKING: Please park at the Christian Science Church
or Library and walk up to Fairview Gardens.
Guests are encouraged to bring their own comfy chairs!
America needs a million new farmers. Veterans want the