Veterans Healing Farm

On a mission: Getting to the root

“The real question is, ‘What is worth living for?’” asks John Mahshie, founder of Veterans Healing Farm. “What I realized was that the only thing that lasts, the only thing that means anything is what we do for others, because that lives on.” With dirt-encrusted Carhartt’s loosely rolled around his...

Continue reading

EBV Nat Con


  Veterans Healing Farm, a nonprofit community farm founded by John and Nicole Mahshie of Hendersonville, has received $35,000 from the Entrepreneurship Boot-camp for Veterans, according to a news release from Veterans Healing Farm. The Mahshies, who are graduates of previous EBV programs, traveled to Atlanta this past weekend to...

Continue reading

Bold Life Article | Aug. 2014

BY MELANIE BIANCHI | BOLD LIFE MAGAZINE U.S. Airman and horticulturist John Mahshie and his wife, Nicole, run Veterans Healing Farm in Hendersonville. The expansive garden fosters community between military families and civilians. Home-and-garden tours have gone underground. At one stop on the Environmental and Conservation Organization’s upcoming self-guided driving...

Continue reading

Times News Article | Aug. 2014

BY GINA MALONE | BLUERIDGENOW.COM The Environmental and Conservation Organization will have its seventh annual Green Homes and Edible Gardens Tour on Saturday with seven noteworthy stops to educate tour participants on solar installations, small-house design, sustainable agriculture, urban community gardening and more. Homeowners and gardeners will be at each...

Continue reading