Meet Mandy, one of our kitchen crew team members! You can find them mixing, roasting coconut, lidding jars, and happily hopping in wherever they're needed. We're so grateful for their upbeat, positive attitude and the way they are always lifting others up - in true Ground Up spirit!
What has your experience with Ground Up been like? How has it helped your self-confidence?
It's been an uplifting and relaxing experience. I can show up just as myself, wherever I'm at.
What does it meant to you to have a job opportunity and be back in the work force?
Here, I've been able to breathe. It's okay to be human and being able to work confidently feels good.
What is the community at Ground Up like? What does having this community mean to you?
I've not been without an ear or a shoulder while here. These ladies work hard, but they understand that life still happens.
What do you like to do for fun?
Anything that keeps my mind and body active.
What is your favorite Ground Up nut butter flavor + favorite way to enjoy it?
I don't, they're all delicious! Especially warm right out of the mixer.
What do you hope to do after Ground Up?
I will continue my life's journey, wherever that should take me. And no matter what, I know I'll find my way home.