I love connecting with creative people. In this interview, we head out to the farm with Kenny Holzemer who is the executive director of Growing Veterans Organization. This non- profit group is helping veterans in Northwest Washington by teaching them to grow. Find out more in the podcast featured in this post.
Meet Kenny Holzemer or Growing Veterans
I am super excited to connect with Kenny Holzemer who is making a difference in Veterans lives with gardening. This interview features the executive director of Growing Veterans in NW Washington State. Kenny is a veteran and just got done harvesting his tomatoes so this is a fun interview. Kenny is a mediator to make sure everyone has the resources for the program. There is formal support to help Veterans share their stories. This is ideally a way to help with mental health. Listen to the presentation below to find out more:
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Photo Collection From Growing Veterans Organization
Kenny sent me some great photos to share. I love seeing what he shared via photographs because it totally makes the podcast come to life. Can you smell the fresh produce? I’ve never met anyone who didn’t garden and have a positive experience even when the plants don’t perform as expected. The organization has 3 organic farms where they teach gardening to vets.
Helping soldiers, sailors and airmen to return to civilian life through gardening.
Highlights of The Interview with Growing Veterans
You can find out more about this organization at https://growingveterans.org/
Do you know a veteran or are you involved with helping others garden? I would love to hear from you so be sure to reach out to me on my website. You can also use the social media links below to reach out to me. I am on the web at @brenhaas so be sure to tag me.