Robyn Metzger

Robyn Metzger
Armed to Farm Coordinator/Program Specialist
Southeast Regional Office

Topic Areas:
Business Planning and Marketing

Specific Areas of Expertise:
Beginning farmer training , military veteran training , branding/communications for farms

Robyn Metzger joined the National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT) in 2004 and is a program specialist in the Southeast Regional Office. As coordinator for the Armed to Farm program, she facilitates the planning, implementation, and evaluation of NCAT’s multiple Armed to Farm training events each year. She also responds to client requests for information on programs for veterans in agriculture. Robyn also provides planning, outreach, and communications support for NCAT Southeast’s regional activities. Her 20 years of communications experience include writing, editing, and designing press releases, email campaigns, publications, and newsletters for print and digital distribution; producing content for websites; and social media management. The daughter of a farmer-veteran, Robyn grew up on a dairy goat farm in north Arkansas. She currently is focused on replacing her family’s urban lawn with vegetables, cut flowers, and pollinator-friendly native plants.

Education:
Bachelor of Arts in English, Lyon College. Magna cum laude.

Featured Publications and Presentations:
Armed to Farm: 2019 Year in Review

Milestones and a Reunion at Armed to Farm Indiana

NCAT Southeast Hosts Inaugural Armed to Farm 2.0

Meeting With a Mission: Helping Veterans Succeed in Agriculture

 

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