Colorado Hemp Honey producer Frangiosa Farms has announced its commitment to assisting veterans across the nation make the transition from protector-to-provider by way of the Denver-primarily based Veterans to Farmers system.
Founded in 2009, Veterans to Farmers is a non-profit system that supplies veterans with vital help and coaching in agriculture, technologies, and organization operations to aid them grow to be providers and reside extra rewarding and sustainable lifestyles.
Frangiosa Farms founder and CEO Nick French has been involved with Veterans to Farmers because 2013 and relates to the organization as each a veteran and a farmer.
“I really feel a strong connection to my brother and sister veterans, which is why I am donating 10 cents from just about every jar of Colorado Hemp Honey that we sell to the Veterans to Farmers system,” says French. “We want to make a distinction and aid veterans earn college credits and worthwhile abilities that lead to jobs.”
French grew up on a smaller farm in Northwestern Ohio developing beans, corn, and wheat ahead of joining the United States Marine Corps for 5 years and spending a lot time overseas.
When French returned to the family members farm close to 12 years ago, he discovered beekeeping abilities which he presently utilizes to handle about 150 bee colonies on numerous rural farms south of Denver.
Frangiosa lately donated $10,000 to Veterans to Farmers through its annual charity fundraiser held at the Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Farms.
Veterans to Farmers executive director Wealthy Murphy says that there are hundreds of veterans waiting to join the system and that help from Frangiosa Farms and Colorado Hemp Honey will go far and aid train veterans in meals and agriculture.