VETERANS ORGANIC GARDEN: NEW HOURS
VOLUNTEER DAYS: FRIDAY AND SATURDAY
Veterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Garden (VEBCOG) mission is to provide transitional employment for homeless veterans and provide a location for the rehabilitation of disabled veterans using Horticulture Therapy. Third, we provide Farmer Readiness training and information for veterans looking to agriculture and farming as a career choice. We have also created a partnership with the Stanley White Recreation Center to provide agricultural classes for children attending the after school and summer program.
Veterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Garden (VEBCOG) is a social entrepreneurship, which has an innovative, value-creating urban farming activity within Craven County. Our primary mission is to reintegrate disadvantaged veterans into a working community while using an urban garden/farm and by giving them an opportunity to improve their employment possibilities. The organic vegetables and produce is the key sustainability portion of the social enterprise and have an equal role in the welfare and success of the veterans in the program.