Growing Veterans has received media attention for its innovative programs, being featured in local, regional, and national news outlets from the Bellingham Herald, to Seattle’s KUOW, and an installment on NPR’s All Things Considered. We have also been published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Veterans Studies (click here for PDF or abstract)

 

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  • Cascadia Weekly Front Page (April 2017)
  • American Legion Magazine Feature Article (March 2017)
  • King 5: (July 2016) New Day Northwest features Executive Director Kenny Holzemer in “From the Ground Up” interview.
  • University of Washington – Seeds of Hope, featuring our Co-founder and Marine Purple Heart veteran of Iraq & Afghanistan (July 2016): University of Washington and republished on We Are The Mighty
  • J.M. Kaplan Innovation Prize Award (November 2015): J.M. Kaplan Website
  • Bellingham Herald– “Growing Veterans wins $175,000 mentoring grant”
  • Inside Philanthropy– “What’s Kaplan Doing with Its Innovation Prize? And what have they learned?”
  • Farmers Market Coalition (November 2015) “Markets on a Mission to Support Veterans”
  • Skagit Valley Herald (October 2015) An up-to-date snapshot of our new farm site in Skagit County and developing programs.
  • The News Tribune (July 2015) Humbling write up and video featuring one of our veterans and Gold Star Family members.
  • Southside Living Magazine (June 2015) Write up from two of our local supporters.
  • Window Magazine (June 2015) Great update on GV’s development and ongoing operations.
  • KING 5: (March 2015) Growing Veterans featured on KING 5 news, showing our peer-support in action.
  • Bellingham Herald: (2015) Updates on Growing Veterans and their national recognition of the Hill Vets 100 list.
  • HillVets100: (2015) Growing Veterans recognized on the national HillVets 100 list!
  • Writing for Heroes: (January 2015) Chris Brown’s “How heavy is thy burden?” Republished on medium.com
  • USA Today: (August 2014) Veterans look to farming to grow and heal
  • Yes! Magazine: (September 2014) To save family farms from corporate buyout, retiring farmers connect with a new generation.
  • The Joe Show, AM 930 KBAI: (April 2014) 42 minute segment with our Director discussing the most recent status of Growing Veterans developing operations
  • The Bellingham Herald: (June 2014) Front page feature about our operations and future goals!
  • Skagit Talks Radio Interview: (April 2014) Our Director discusses foundation story and a bit about our developing Outposts.
  • Grow Northwest: (Nov. 2013) does a great job highlighting the successes from our first season
  • Woodinville Weekly: (June 2014)Highlights the amazing work being done at our 21 Acres Outpost!
  • PCC Natural Markets: highlights the trend of veterans becoming farmers, featuring Growing Veterans
  • Nation Swell (June 2014): a solid write up about GV!
  • Klipsun Magazine: learn about how Growing Veterans is helping local veteran college students
  • Capital Press: highlights combat veterans using farming as a source of personal and professional development, featuring Growing Veterans
  • Acres U.S.A.: a great spread about what we do and why we do it
  • Grow Northwest: learn more about Growing Veterans
  • Peak Moment TV: a 30 minute segment highlighting our humble beginnings!
  • Western Front: learn a bit about how we got started
  • NY Times: Our director is quoted back when Growing Veterans was just a dream… great article about local food systems
  • Check out our YouTube Channel!

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