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Take Root Veteran Program | Apply by 12/10, program launches January 2019!

Are you a military veteran interested in learning the trade of farming? Look no further! Take Root is a program that connects veterans to paid employment and training on established farms in southern Wisconsin, northern Illinois, and the Chicagoland area.

Through the Take Root program, veterans interested in farming will gain:
• Hands-on production skills, learned on an established farm
• Guidance from an experienced local farmer
• A customized education plan developed by farming professionals
• A widened farmer network and access to interactive field days through Upper Midwest CRAFT
• Accommodations and admission to the midwest’s top acclaimed farming conference: MOSES Organic Farming Conference
• Hourly salary (at least minimum wage)
• And more! To view full program benefits and details, and to apply >> click here.

The application period ends Monday, December 10th, 2018.
This program is FREE and for veterans.