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Veterans to Farmers [VIDEO]

Veterans to Farmers

Veterans to Farmers

In our last post, we featured a story about meeting with Veterans to Farmers founder, Buck Adams.  We love the Veterans to Farmers story and the work Buck and his team are doing. It’s inspiring and we hope Veterans to Farmers and other organizations like it encourage more people start looking to farming/growing as a way to create solutions for what ails our society and culture.

Anna C. Stull and Christian A. Mussett have produced a short featuring Veterans to Farmers.  The short is currently a semi-finalist in the Focus Forward Filmmaker competition.  Anna is a retired Army Captain, Army Nurse Corps. We encourage you to watch the short here.

Veterans to Farmers | Anna C. Stull & Christian A. Mussett from Focus Forward Films on Vimeo.

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VETERANS TO FARMERS is a Semifinalist in the $200,000 FOCUS FORWARD Filmmaker Competition. View more Semifinalist films at vimeo.com/focusforwardfilms/semifinalists. Learn more about the Competition and FOCUS FORWARD at focusforwardfilms.com

As a recently retired Iraq War veteran, I understand the challenges of finding employment after military service. Veterans to Farmers is an amazing program that trains vets in organic greenhouse farming. Not only does this provide meaningful employment, but it strengthens our communities, protects the environment and bolsters our economy by providing local, clean, and traceable fresh food.

Anna C Stull: Director/Producer
Christian A. Mussett: Director/Cinematographer
James Tobin: Audio, Sound Mixer
Travis Lupher: Assistant Director
Special Thanks: Elizabeth Stands, Adam Cutlip, Buck Adams & Circle Fresh Farms

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This entry was posted on March 15, 2013 by in Micro-farming, Organic Gardening, Urban Farming and tagged , .
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