Board Member:

  NOFA-VT       February 2017- Current

  Addison County Farm Bureau       October 2016- Current

  Farmer Veteran Coalition of Vermont       August 2014- February 2017


Curricular Vitae:

  Completed courses at Yestermorrow School

    Natural Building Certificate-- Ecological Design in the Built Environment-- Certificate in Building Science and Net Zero Energy-- Urban Regeneration-- Intro to Structural Design-- Sustainable Forestry: Harvest and Mill Your Own Lumber-- Biomimicry: Applying Life's Principles in Sustainable Design-- Hygro-thermal Engineering: Managing Moisture in the Home--  Permaculture Design Certificate-- The Stack Effect: Natural Heating, Cooling and Ventilation-- Root Cellar Design-- Intro to Woodshop-- Rethinking Water Infrastructure-- Woodworking Unplugged-- Beehive Design/ Build-- Sustainable Treehouse Design and Construction-- Boxmaking-- Timber Framing-- Advanced Timber Framing-- Fundamentals of Building Science-- Farm Design-- Yurt Design/ Build-- Carve and Create Your Own Kitchenware-- Reclaimed Furniture Design/ Build-- Build Your Own Skin-On-Frame Canoe-- Drafting 101-- Regenerative Development and Design-- Electricity: Safe and Secure-- Designing Furniture


Significant Events/ Addresses:

  November 2017- Addison County Farmer Panel at Twilight Auditorium- Organizer and Panelist

  September 2017- NOFA-VT Pizza Social/ 2nd Annual Wild Roots Farm Vermont Harvest Hoe-down

  2017 NOFA-VT Winter Conference- Veterans in Agriculture

  November 2016- 3rd Farmer Veteran Coalition National Stakeholders Conference- Regenerative Agriculture: Resilient Food Systems

  August 2016- Vermont Statehouse- Farmer Veteran Coalition of Vermont, Homegrown By Heroes Vermont Proud Launch

  July 2016- NOFA-VT On Farm Workshop- Homescale Regenerative Agriculture and Forest Farming

  April 2016- AgrAbility National Training Workshop- Regenerative Agriculture for Veterans

  March 2016- 4th NEK Veterans Summit- Keynote Address

  March 2016- Middlebury College Colloquium- Observing Food Systems

  December 2015- Chapter Signing- Farmer Veteran Coalition of Vermont-Founding Chair and Director

  November 2015- 2nd Farmer Veteran Coalition Stakeholders Conference- Chapter Development

  November 2015-  Vermont Farm Bureau Centennial Meeting Address

  October 2015- Vermont Vocational Rehabilitation Annual Meeting- Keynote

  September 2015- Vermont Farm-Health Task Force Agri-med Training Address

  June 2015-  Capital Hill- Farm Credit Salute to Farmer Veterans

  April 2015- AgrAbility National Training Workshop

  March 2015- 3rd NEK Veterans Summit

  February 2015- White River Junction VA Hospital Annual Meeting- Keynote


Press:
 

  http://www.wcax.com/content/news/Wild-roots-farms-helps-those-with-PTSD-462048733.html

  http://www.addisonindependent.com/node/50070#disqus_thread

  http://digital.vpr.net/post/vermont-veterans-find-peace-and-purpose-soil#stream/0

  https://www.sevendaysvt.com/vermont/jon-turner-helps-fellow-vets-at-wild-roots-farm/Content?oid=8256648

  http://middlebury.coop/2016/11/07/vermont-farmer-veteran-coalition/ 

  http://www.wcax.com/story/33402514/new-bristol-farm-celebrates-harvest#WAQTnHrWSJc.facebook

  https://www.uvm.edu/extension/atfence/?m=20161221

  http://digital.vpr.net/post/homegrown-heroes-vermont-veterans-find-careers-and-peace-through-farming#stream/0

  https://issuu.com/nofavt/docs/nofa_notes_summer_2016

  https://vimeo.com/user13965424/review/159967816/c8c3514d42

  https://www.thesolutionsjournal.com/article/terraced-agriculture-a-step-in-the-right-direction/

  http://www.agrability.org/resources/veterans/

  http://defender.smcvt.edu/?p=3477

  Vermont Fences- Winter 2014/15

  http://addisonindependant.com/201411bristol-marine-seeks-connect-veterans-farming

  http://shelburnenews.com/2014/11/05/veteran-creates-educational-community-facility-at-wild-roots-farm/ 

 

Wild Roots Farm Vermont would not be where it is today without the extended support from our local, regional and national communities that include:

  NOFA-VT (board member)-- Vermont Farm Bureau (Addison County board member)-- Rural Vermont-- Vermont Agency of Agriculture-- Farmer Veteran Coalition (2x fellowship awardee)-- UVM Extension/ Center for Sustainable Agriculture-- Middlebury College (Volunteer Service Organization, Franklin Center, The Knoll)-- Sterling College, Rubenstein for Natural Resources (5 semesters of NR 206 students)-- Vermont AgrAbility-- National Farm to School Network (Innovations Grant awardee)-- Work Vessels for Veterans (grant awardee)-- Vermont Community Garden Network-- Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op-- Addison County Hunger Council (council member)-- Sierra Club Military Outdoors (outings leader)-- Lyndon State College (NEK Veterans Summit)-- State Office of Veterans Affairs-- Department of Veterans Affairs Burlington Lakeside Clinic-- Natural Resources Conservation Services (EQUIP grant awardee)-- Addison County Relocalization Network (ACORN)-- Zeno Mountain Farm (partner organization)-- Office of Senator Bernie Sanders-- Office of Congressman Peter Welch-- Vermont Public Radio-- Seven Days VT