Garden Serves as Recovery Tool for Addicts with the Help of the University of Kentucky

In *All, Youth, Family, & Communities by Ag is America

Recovering from an addiction is not an easy journey but, at The Healing Place in Louisville, women find that gardening is an effective outlet for staying calm and focused. The residents take full care of the garden with the help of Bethany Pratt, a horticulture agent at the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service.

Gardening is found to be extremely helpful in the recovery process, as it teaches participants responsibility, accountability, and confidence all while helping gardeners connect with each other in a productive, relaxing activity.

To learn more about what they grow, how they grow it, and where the food goes, read here.

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