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Newsletter – February 2015

  Eco-Farm: Coming Full Circle to Where it All Began Michael O’Gorman, founder of Farmer Veteran Coalition is honored with the “Justie” Social Justice Award at Eco-Farm. Original cast from Ground Operations (above), shares in the celebration.  Ground Operations plays to a standing-room-only crowd. This is where it all began, in 2009 when I attended my first Eco-Farm Conference […]

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Newsletter – January 2015

Many Small Elegant Solutions New Year – New Possibilities   At the Slow Money conference in November, Joel Salatin suggested that we won’t fix our food system with one big answer, but with “many small elegant solutions.” As we all readjust our attitudes for a hopeful new year, I offer up this quote from Howard Zinn, an […]

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Newsletter – December 2014

      Tis the Season … To gather loved ones by a fire, delight in tasty treats and share stories of hope and inspiration.   We at Ground Operations will be telling stories about you and all the other fine people across this country who are advocating and working in the fields for food […]

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Newsletter – November 2014

  Farmer-Vets at Slow Food, Italy Women veterans, some who raise Navajo sheep and llamas, others who coax bees, broccoli and carrots, or teach children the craft of gardening and the taste of real food, took their stories to share with audiences. Matthew Raiford (Army veteran, executive chef, farmer and star of Ground Operations) carried the […]

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Newsletter – September 2014

  Good News for Veterans! Ground Operations was just featured as the front page article on the Good News Network! Check it out! Read the Good News! Ground Ops will begin filming interviews with the veterans who are receiving the Homegrown by Heroes  label, at the upcoming National Farmer Veteran Stakeholders Conference.Learn More! Review the Film! […]

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iTunes Launch

Ground Operations Launches on iTunes!   LET THE DIGITAL DOWNLOADS BEGIN …. Ground Operations is now available to rent or own on iTunes! Click Here to Watch Ground Operations has also launched on Xbox, and is coming soon to Playstation, Vudu and Google Play. Amazon within the month.   If you have seen the film, please support […]

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Newsletter – August 2014

Ground Operations Launches on iTunes!   LET THE DIGITAL DOWNLOADS BEGIN …. Ground Operations is now available to rent or own on iTunes! Click Here to Watch Ground Operations has also launched on Xbox, and is coming soon to Playstation, Vudu and Google Play. Amazon within the month.   If you have seen the film, please support […]

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Newsletter – July 2014

  Flintopia: Phoenix from the Ashes   Notes from the Midwest Film & Farms Tour: One Veteran’s Dream of Restoring his Home Town The city of Flint, Michigan has been its own kind of war zone.  Home of General Motors, when the automotive empire experienced economic freefall, so did the city and its residents.  Thousands […]

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Newsletter – June 2014

Midwest Goes Organic! What???   Well, one farm at a time, anyway. During the winter, I attended the Midwest Organic Farming Conference (MOSES) during the Polar Vortex when it was zero degrees outside and there were thousands of people inside at the event. I couldn’t believe it. I thought the Midwest was all GMO corn […]

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Newsletter – May 2014

  Homegrown by Heroes the new national label!   With Memorial Day upon us, the team at Ground Ops encourages you to join us in taking a moment of silent reflection to remember the many we’ve lost to war; and to support veterans who continue to serve their country. The Farmer Veteran Coalition has just announced the launch […]

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