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Training Military Veterans for Careers
in Sustainable Farming, Agricultural Trades and Food Entrepreneurship

Heroic Food & North East Farmland Access

Announcing a new partner on the Heroic Food project: North East Farmland Access (http://nefarmaccess.com/). NEFA is an awesome organization that connects social investors with organic and sustainable farmers to help them gain access to affordable land. NEFA has a great team that is now supporting…

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Heroic Food in the news!

Screenwriter Leora Barish has purchased 20 acres of farmland in 2011 on Fish and Game Road in Hudson to provide a place to train military veterans for careers in sustainable farming and food entrepreneurship. Barish, who wrote the 1985 screenplay for the motion picture “Desperately…

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We are an official Ennead Lab Project

Great news last night: after an application process that’s been going on for the past few weeks, the prestigious New York-based firm Ennead Architects (http://ennead.com/) has decided to take on Heroic Food’s site plan as one of their official Ennead Lab Projects. This means that…

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We Closed on the Farm

Actually, we closed on it back on July 1st, but we went up for our first visit as official owners this past Thursday. We brought our lovely pro-bono architects along, and they took some gorgeous photos. Here’s just a handful of them.

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Heroic Food has a home!

We are about to close on a beautiful farm two miles outside of Hudson, NY, which will serve as our residential campus and headquarters, and will also operate as a working farm. Michelle went down there yesterday and took this gorgeous photo.

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New Flyer!

It took us a long time to make all the little tweaks, but the new flyer is finished and beautiful and ready for our big outreach & recruitment push in July.

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Visiting the New Heroic Food Farm

Last week, we met with Korean War vet Jim Haggerty and retired E8 Master Sgt. Carl Clark. Jim, who served in the marines from 1951-54, has been a major veterans advocate for decades, and serves as an officer in numerous veterans-affairs organizations. Carl served in…

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