Beginning Farmer Training Program for Veterans
TALMAR is pleased to work with the VA Maryland Health Care System on the fourth year of our VA FARMS pilot program. The program trains veterans in small scale sustainable agriculture, preparing graduates for careers in agriculture or to start their own farms. Both classroom and practical hands-on experience continue throughout the seasons.
15-week Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture Course offered beginning the week of March 28, 2022
In this hands-on course you will learn the basics of sustainable agriculture on a working therapeutic farm. We will cover all aspects of agricultural production from best practices to planning, planting, care, harvest, and sale of organically grown crops.
15-week Focused Vocational Course offered beginning July 2022
This class invites previous successful participants to dive in deep to learn the skills required to gain employment in the industry or start your own business.
Proposed training is subject to change pending resources and final approval.
For additional information contact:
firstname.lastname@example.org / 410-825-2020
TALMAR programs are offered in collaboration with Baltimore County Therapeutic Recreation and Parks