Veterans + Farming = Progress
EarthX was involved when FARM – Farmers Assisting Returning Military received a home donated by the Veterans Community Project, an organization that provides transitional housing for veterans.
In addition to receiving the house, EarthX donated a solar flower to FARM to help kick off its solar-run farm. EarthX has also connected FARM to researchers at Southern Methodist University to discuss blockchain technology. FARM also has solar panels on all of its buildings and is working on selling the energy they collect to help fund their mission.
An EarthX exhibitor for several years, Farmers Assisting Returning Military provides agricultural training, employment opportunities, and alternative therapies to military veterans. Founded by veterans with a passion for the organic food movement, FARM is an urban farm in downtown Dallas that connects veterans to farming as away to promote good health and spread the message of farming as therapy for wellness.