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They can reconnect to their community in a capacity where it feels like they’re contributing, and that’s huge, when you give someone food and get to watch their eyes light up and you grew that. It’s a similar feeling to, ‘ you honored our country, thank you for your service. ’ Rich Murphy, at left, with a range of past and current participants in the Veterans to Farmers program at Rich Murphy home in Fort Collins, Colorado. ( Christopher Carbone/Fox News) Muranyi recently started working at Hazel Dell Mushrooms Farm in Fort Collins. Marine Corps veteran Dominic Muranyi helps out at the farmer’s market and spends three days per week assisting with growing and harvesting shitake, lion’s mane and other mushrooms.
One of the number one reactions to PTSD is isolation. People just withdraw, out of fear or that they do n’t fit in, i had a guy who did the program last year, his wife came up to me and gave me a hug and said, ‘ thank you, he has n’t left the house since winter. ’ [ Veterans to Farmers ] is just opening the doorway for these men and women.