On June 22nd, Heroic Food participants will
be spending time on Old Adriance Farm to help the Higgins Family of Black
Snake Brewing Co. plant their tasty hops. We will also be learning about the basics of soil
science, a key component of any organic farming operation. Farm to
table meal included. Event is at no cost to a veteran (+1) participant,
with no previous farming experience necessary.
On June 28th, Heroic Food participants
will be spending time on Rise and Root Farm in Chester, NY pick extra
vegetables for donation to local food pantries. In coordination
with Cornell Small Farms, our participants will ensure that the Hudson
Valley does not waste food during this historic time of food insecurity
due to Covid 19.
VFW POST 170 COMMANDER GIVES HEROIC FOOD A
SHOUTOUT IN NORTHERN DUTCHESS NEWS - MAY 2020
On page 8 (click
image above to link article), Tom Zurhellen of Poughkeepsie's VFW Post 170
interviewed our Assistant Executive Director, Jasmin Vazquez. Enjoy the
DID YOU CATCH #HEROICSTORIES ON YOUTUBE YET? DON'T MISS OUT. OUR HUDSON VALLEY
FARMER VETERANS ARE INCREDIBLE PEOPLE. STAY TUNED FOR MORE STORIES,
BIWEEKLY FRIDAYS. NEXT #HEROICSTORIES WILL
FEATURE MUDDY ROOTS FARM THIS COMING FRIDAY, JUNE 19TH.