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~ PROJECTS - VETERAN FIELDS SLV~

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Veteran Fields of the SLV was a Colorado Health Foundation funded program with a mission to support veterans seeking work in farming and ranching. Projects included giving veterans stipends to develop their agricultural enterprises, offering space to farm at the Rio Grande Farm Park, and hosting a variety of events with established veteran farmers and ranchers as guest speakers. Partners in Veteran Fields included the Veterans Coalition of the San Luis Valley, Conejos Clean Water out of Antonito, the Rio Grande Farm Park, and support from many others, including Not Forgotten Outreach in Taos.


Veteran Fields hosts Harvest Banquet at Adams State University, Gives Startup Funding to Veteran Poultry Operation

ALAMOSA - Veteran Fields held the first annual Harvest Banquet on Saturday, Sept. 23 at Adams State University's Vista Restaurant in Rex Stadium. Veteran Fields is a community partnership consisting of the Veterans Coalition of the San Luis Valley, the San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition and the Rio Grande Farm Park. View Press Release »»

Veteran Fields at Valleybound in Antonito 2017

Veterans of all ages, along with their friends and family showed up in Antonito Saturday, August 26th, 2017 to enjoy a locally sourced meal and learn more about Veteran Fields, the new Veteran to Farmer project in the SLV. Conejos Clean Water and its Valleybound Garden are part of a larger effort of the Veterans Coalition of the SLV and the San Luis Valley Local Foods Coalition to provide a menu of agricultural opportunities to veterans. Read the Event Coverage Press Release »»

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"Veteran Fields SLV"

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"Veteran Fields SLV"

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