Stars and Stripes stripes.com 23 Dec, 2020 18:15 am

Florida nonprofit helps veterans into the agriculture industry

Florida nonprofit helps veterans into the agriculture industry
A pilot program that began in 2018 through the nonprofit Veterans Florida, the six-month paid fellowship offers veterans with no prior knowledge hands-on experience in agriculture.

When that didn’t pan out, she stumbled across the Veterans Florida Agriculture Program.A pilot program that began in 2018 through the nonprofit Veterans Florida, the six-month paid fellowship offers veterans with no prior knowledge hands-on experience in agriculture.Veterans Florida partners with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences on the program.” This fall, Veterans Florida received a $745,000 grant from the U.

Veterans Florida’s ultimate goal, to offer career services to veterans and transitioning service members, also includes an entrepreneurship program.IVY CEBALLO/TAMPA BAY TIMES TAMPA, Fla.

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