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Battleground to Breaking Ground: A Transitional Journey

The Battleground to Breaking Ground Agriculture Workshops for Military Veterans are designed for Veterans with or without disabilities, their spouses, small scale producers, and those interested in starting an ag business. This workshop provides education regarding agriculture business ideas and start-up, business plan development, possibilities for farming/ranching with a disability, financial funding sources for farming and ranching, and resources to support agricultural business operations. February 16, 2018- Farm Tour & Networking Event • Join us for a farm tour and networking event highlighting Terra Madre Farm and Agricultural Devolution. The farms are local organic farms that produce organic seasonal produce and specialty crops. They sell to the Corpus Christi farmers markets and are a member of Grow Local South Texas. Come learn about their operation, how they grow their produce, their experience with farmers markets, and personal experience being a farmer veteran and beginning farmer. • Appetizers and drinks will be provided • Location: 1307 Saratoga Blvd. Corpus Christi, TX 78417 • Time: 4:00pm-7:00pm • Cost: FREE (but should pre-register) • Registration Link: https://tamucehd.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_552J7AkjIHGz5wF February 17, 2018- Ag Workshop • About: Ag Business Workshop for veterans, individuals with disabilities, beginning farmer/ranchers, and anyone interested in starting an ag business. o Workshop sessions will include:  Rural Business Ideas  Intro to Business Planning  Possibilities for farming/ranching with a disability  Financial funding sources for farming/ranching  Marketing Resources  Resources to support agriculture business operations • Location: Nueces County Building 701 E Main Ave. Robstown, Texas 78380 • Time: 8:00 am-5:00 pm • Cost: FREE • Registration Link: https://tamucehd.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_552J7AkjIHGz5wF Facebook Events: • Farm Tour- https://www.facebook.com/events/173593650069597/ • Workshop- https://www.facebook.com/events/141405046652515/

Date & Time

February 17, 2018

8:00AM - 4:30PM

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979-862-1913

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