New Roots is a partnership of Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas and Cultivate KC

Meet the Farmer

Aye Aye Nu

Aye Aye Nu is from Burma and came to the United States back in 2003. She began the New Roots for Refugees program in 2008, because she missed the beauty of her family’s farm in Burma where they grew mangos, bananas and cashews. Though she is a single mother and works full time to support her son, Aye Aye was able to complete the four year training program, graduating in 2012. Wanting to stay in her home, she bought land from the Land Bank near her home and now grows on close to ½ an acre. Aye Aye grows a variety of vegetables, but her favorite things to grow are flowers.

Farm Name: Garden of Peace

Farmer’s Market Locations: Brookside Farmer’s Market (Saturdays)

Offers: Vegetables/Flowers at Market, CSA share, CSA drop-off

Contact: (913) 293-7109