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FVC  events include: conferences, educational workshops and retreats, concert fundraisers, farm tours, webinars, etc… These types of events - both FVC hosted or by our partners-  provide veterans with an opportunity to meet face to face with agricultural and business experts, as well as veteran service providers. Events also provide the platform for networking between fellow veteran farmers.



Join us for the 2nd Annual Empowering Women Veterans Conference to be held in Louisville, Kentucky November 14-17th. Register here: Conference Registration

For the EWV 2013 Conference Agenda  click here
  • Fellowship
    The Farmer Veteran Fellowship Fund is designed to assist veterans beginning a career in food and farming, and assist current Farmer Veterans with business expansion.
  • Mentorship
    FVC is always looking for more mentors to match with our veteran farmers, and more veterans to match with mentors. If you are interested in becoming a mentor or are in need of a mentor’s assistance, please contact FVC.
  • Career
    The Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) can help match you with job and internship/apprenticeship placement. FVC networks with the agriculture industry to determine employment needs and gaps that can be filled by veterans.
  • Farmer Equipment
    Beginning and established farmers face several challenges when it comes to starting or expanding their farm. The purpose of the Equipment Donation Program will be to get equipment to veterans that need it.


 “I found working with livestock to be an incredibly rewarding experience and very therapeutic. I found I could live life fully again, have a sense of belonging, purpose, self-worth and joy. Things that were missing for far too long after my injury and during extended rehabilitation.” – David Beardi