Fourth-generation U.S. Army Veteran Adam Ingrao has dedicated his life to serving honeybees and veterans through a Michigan State University Extension program called Heroes to Hives. As agricultural entomologist educator and veteran liaison with MSUE, Ingrao helps veterans provide honeybees the unique care they need, and in turn, helps veterans help themselves heal from the damaging mental health effects of combat. Watch the video to learn more about this innovative program.
This video is part of “Michigan Good Food Stories” a series that explores access, equity, and sustainability in Michigan’s thriving food economy. This work is made possible by Michigan Good Food and is supported by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.
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Video by Reel Clever Films.