Whittier Public Library Community Conversations with Veterans presents an award-winning documentary & discussion online

Posted on the Whittier Public Library Veterans Resource Center page.

Free Online Screening Daily, May 1-9

Ground Operations champions combat veterans who are restoring their own lives, and revitalizing their communities, by transitioning into new careers in urban farming, beekeeping, pastured livestock, aquaponics & all manner of food production. The cavalry is arriving just in time as half of American farmers are at retirement age. Ground Ops is a story about solutions!

Discussion with film’s producer: Daily, May 1-9

Discussion with film’s producer, Dulanie Ellis and the library’s Veteran Resource Center staff.  Learn what opportunities exist for vets and share the good news! Video also embedded below.

Veteran Resources Online: www.groundoperations.net and www.farmvetco.org

 

 

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