iGrow.team is a dynamic organization offering youth, family, and community development programs in Colorado. The health needs of all ages are addressed in non-clinical activities through therapeutic horticulture, STEAM education, mental health promotion, improving physical and cognitive resilience, and food culture.
From reconnecting with nature, yourself and one-another, to growing food for the entire community to enjoy, iGrow.team’s fun, interactive learning programs started as a Green Thumb Initiative in Canon City, Colorado, with groups of all ages engaged in gardening. They are now evolving into a model for innovations, healthy lifestyles and healthy communities.
For The Environment
Whether it’s air pollution, climate change, or deforestation, small and large scale horticulture directly addresses environmental stressors and provides sustainable, ecological sound approaches that positively impact both the environment and citizens.
For Your Health
Young or old, there is a need for all age groups to meet basic physical functions of the body such as proper nutrition and proper movement. Engaging in the act of gardening meets both these needs in a single activity as well as provides a therapeutic approach to stress management which in turn supports the prevention of anxiety, depression, and substance use.
For Your Communities
Getting back to nature and working together within the community naturally reinforces the need for social connection and purpose and helps community groups of all ages and abilities work in harmony toward a unified goal through multi-generational play and gardening.
Meet the iGrow Team
As a licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Addiction Counselor in the US and a Psychologist in Europe, Jenni’s mission is to reveal opportunities for personal growth and development to her clients. As well as running the IGrow.team program, Jenni is also CEO at GoodNeighbour, a mental health agency with footprint in both the US and Europe.
As iGrow.team’s Director of Business & Program Development, Cole Monahan works tirelessly to develop community & corporate partnerships, while inspiring organizations of every size to reconnect with nature, themselves, and their communities. A NASM Certified Nutrition Coach, Cole is currently pursuing his Business Degree.