Welcome to Growing Warriors. Our mission is to  equip, assist, and train our military veterans with the skills they need to produce high quality, naturally grown produce for their families, communities and country. Founder Mike Lewis served in the "Commander in Chiefs Guard" of the 3rd Infantry from 1992 to 1995. For the last five years, he has not only worked as a advocate for farmers across the country, but also developed scalable local economies centered on local food population.


Attention NC / SC / TN Veterans & Farmers - we are coming to Asheville, NC for 3 days.

Thursday, August 18th -We will be hosting two sessions - 5pm & 6pm -regarding our work with Kentucky's AgrAbility project (see flyer). Location: Fifth Season Gardening, 4 S Tunnel Road, Ste 450, Asheville, NC.

Friday, August 19th - There will be a special screening of "Harvesting Liberty"at 3:30pm at Highland Brewing Company.

Saturday, August 20th - Join the original team as they tell the story "in their own words" -Veterans, Farming, and the Future" The Growing Warriors Story.
Panel at 12 noon at Highland Brewing Company.

Moderator: Mike Bowmen, Chair, NHA
Panelist: Mike Lewis, Founder, GW
Fred Curtis- Lewis, Combat Medic
Duane Lewis, Owner Patriotic Hemp

MORE INFO ? Go to http://www.hempxasheville.com


We are so proud to be part of  "Harvesting Liberty," a 12-minute documentary addressing industrial hemp legalization in the U.S. Presented by Patagonia and released on 05/23/2016, this short film documents not only our vision at Growing Warriors, but also our friend Rebecca Burgess of Fibershed. The full twelve minute movie is below and thanks in advance for watching.


Please send all interview requests and media inquiries to press@growingwarriors.org