Farmers Assisting Returning Military
(F.A.R.M.) is a 501c3 Veterans organization thatn aims to reestablish meaning in the lives of veterans through agricultural therapeutic rehabilitation. Farming requires structure, regimen, hard work and critical thinking - skills that veterans unequivocally possess. Our program allows veterans reintegrating into
- society to once again become teachers,
- providers, nurturers and leaders while
- empowering them to lead the change in America's distressed food system.
We are converting a 2 acre parking lot owned by the City of Dallas into an Urban Farm Park in the Deep Ellum/Farmers Market District and will serve as a working farm, a green space and an educational facility to teach people how to grow food. We need to raise a total of 1.8 million to build out the park. In addition, after loosing our veteran farm in Desoto Texas, we are seeking funding for construction and infrastructure for newly acquired land where our agricultural therapy program and internship for the veterans.
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