Meet the Makers: Grahovac’s Army of Volunteers

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Paul Grahovac is a corporate attorney and business development executive who runs a volunteer organization that assists inner-city residents in growing vegetables on vacant lots where drug houses once stood.

Gardening With Urban Farmers

The benefits of joining Grahovac’s Army of Volunteers include:

  • Meeting people
  • Helping low-income families develop an additional source of income and supply their food needs
  • Learning how to garden
  • Using state-of-the-art organic gardening techniques to minimize effort and maximize results
  • Getting some exercise
  • Enjoying the outdoors
  • Developing horticultural and non-profit job skills
  • Enhancing your resume
  • Receiving a tax deduction for your travel miles to and from
  • Realizing that there’s more to life than just the daily grind — you are your own boss
  • Protecting the environment by reducing food transport, caring for the land, consuming
    CO2, producing oxygen, promoting efficient water use
  • Building the Greater Kansas City economy by localizing production of vegetables and creating more and better shopping choices for consumers — Kansas City Kansas urban farmers supply Farmer’s Markets in Brookside, Olathe, and around Kansas City