Danielle Guzzetta is a Kindergarten teacher who comes from a family of farmers and plant lovers. Her grandfather was a Plant City, FL strawberry farmer for decades and her other grandparents owned and operated a plant nursery in Tampa, FL for decades.
Russell Guzzetta is a Marine Corps Veteran who severed in Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm. He attended the University of North Texas where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology, with a Minor in Chemistry. He is currently a web developer (for the past 22 years) and has been an avid gardener for almost as long. Russell is driven by the art and science of farming flowers.
Homegrown by Heroes
The Homegrown By Heroes (HBH) label is the official farmer veteran branding program of America. The label serves to inform consumers that agricultural products donning the logo were produced by U.S. military veterans. Additionally, farms and agricultural businesses displaying the logo denotes a Homegrown By Heroes-certified operation.
Farmer Veterans Coalition
We cultivate a new generation of farmers and food leaders, and develop viable employment and meaningful careers through the collaboration of the farming and military communities. We believe that veterans possess the unique skills and character needed to strengthen rural communities and create sustainable food systems. We believe that agriculture offers purpose, opportunity, and physical and psychological benefits.