Round Table Speaker

Jon Jackson

Veterans & Farming: Growing Security

Veteran and staunch veterans advocate, Jon Jackson of STAG VETS runs Comfort Farms, an organic farm by and for veterans with PTSD and other combat injuries. Comfort Farms raises Rare Breed Hogs, Bourbon Red Turkeys, Rabbits and organic produce. Comfort Farms hosts Le Pied Du Mont Boucherie Festival fundraiser each January in Milledgeville, GA. Proceeds from this festival support the STAG VETS INCs’ Agro-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy program to help combat veterans transition effectively into civilian life on Comfort Farms, the nation’s first Veterans Acute Crisis Agriculture Center. Visit georgiaboucheriefestivals.com.

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