Horticultural therapy helps vets learn new skills, reconnect with their communities.
Returning from the regimented life of the armed forces to a relatively unfettered civilian environment can be a sudden and troubling change for a veteran.
Jonathan Phillips understands this. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1999 to 2003.
"The military doesn't prepare you for transition back to civilian life," he says.
As program director for the Veterans Agricultural Cooperative, Phillips uses horticultural therapy to help fellow veterans make that transition.
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