Founder | Primeval Gardens
Iris Gardner is a full-time farmer, military spouse, and mother. She is also an advocate for sexual abuse survivors and understands and teaches the value of resiliency in life and in business.
PRIMEVAL GARDENS is a small Certified Naturally Grown farm that sells the highest quality produce to local families and restaurants in the San Diego area. The farm is in an arid region and utilizes many sustainable natural growing techniques to maximize their farms output in the dry climate. Jason and Iris Gardner have recently become part of the Farmer Veteran Coalition and are certified under the Homegrown By Heroes label. They look forward to using their farm to inspire more veterans to make the transition into farming.
Jason Gardner is a highly decorated Command Master Chief in the U.S. Navy with 26 years of active duty service and ten deployments to four combat zones.