Staff attended "Urban Armed to Farm: Sustainable Agriculture Training for Military Veterans" hosted by the National Center for Appropriate Technology in Washington, D.C. While in attendance, Georgia AgrAbility Veteran Relations Coordinator Chris Dorsey was able to network with veterans from around the country, with two being from Georgia. Over 50 brochures were handed out telling others about the AgrAbility project on both the national and state level.
Staff attended the VetBuds Atlanta chapter monthly meeting. VetBuds is a nonprofit group where the members share a common bond of military service and the desire to provide assistance to veterans directly within the scope of personal resources, and indirectly by combining business, social, and personal knowledge and connections. While attending the meeting, Georgia AgrAbility's Chris Dorsey was able to speak with 25 veterans and family members about the Georgia AgrAbility project.
Submitted by Rebecca Brightwell