Episode 206. Meet NCAT: Veteran Farmer Mike Lewis Brings Diverse Expertise to Our Team

In this episode of Voices from the Field, National Center for Appropriate Technology Southeast Regional Director Margo Hale talks with Mike Lewis, a new NCAT sustainable agriculture specialist. From his Kentucky farm, Mike explains that farming is part of his DNA. Mike is a military veteran who founded Growing Warriors, a veteran-oriented food security project. In addition, Mike became the first federally permitted hemp farmer in the U.S. since Prohibition. Listen to his conversation with Margo Hale to learn more about his background, what brought him to NCAT, and the expertise he’ll bring to the sustainable farmers and ranchers we serve.

Related ATTRA Resources:

Mike Lewis Biography

Armed to Farm

Other Resources:

Community Farm Alliance

You can contact Mike Lewis directly via email at mikel@ncat.org and Margo Hale at margoh@ncat.org.

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