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Veterans History Project Highlights Farming as Viable Career Path with Two Panels in March | Library of Congress

Justin Butts, a 32-year-old African American Navy veteran turned his love for farming into a full-time business in upstate New York. Butts will participate in the panel on March 26.

Experts will Share Tips on Programs and Resources that Help Veterans Transition to Farming

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Website: Veterans History Project

The Library of Congress Veterans History Project (VHP) will host two panels to highlight farming as a viable career path for veterans transitioning to civilian life and to introduce programs that support those who pursue farming.

The events, focused on the benefits and challenges of farming in urban and rural settings, will premiere on the VHP’s Facebook page. Panelists and moderators will be available to answer questions in the comments section.

Source: Veterans History Project Highlights Farming as Viable Career Path with Two Panels in March | Library of Congress

In ‘This Blessed Earth,’ Nostalgia For Farming Overlooks Real World Issues : NPR

Journalist Ted Genoways spent a year on a small farm in rural Nebraska, and he says American nostalgia for the family farm overlooks the pressures farmers face and the realities of food production.

Source: In ‘This Blessed Earth,’ Nostalgia For Farming Overlooks Real World Issues : NPR