Horticulture and Therapy MINT to be!

June 15, 2022

Alexis Aswhorth

Alexis founded Rootin Nature because of a long-time love of plants and gardening, and anappreciation of their therapeutic benefits. On the weekends she can be found inher fruit and vegetable gardens, growing food for her husband to cook and twoyoung daughters to enjoy. Alexis spent 11 years as CEO of Habitat for Humanityin Ottawa and Halifax. She holds a BComm in Finance, an MBA in InternationalDevelopment Management, and is a member of the Canadian Horticultural TherapyAssociation. She is a board member for the Forget for a Moment Foundation andchairs the Canadian Garden Council’s Garden Rx Task Force. A passion forhorticulture grew through volunteer engagements with Worldwide Opportunities onOrganic Farms (WWOOF). She has lived and worked internationally, includingHabitat for Humanity build projects in El Salvador and Ethiopia. In her sparetime Alexis enjoys staying active through tennis, cycling and yoga.

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