Kim Olson, Col., United States Air Force (Ret)
Kim Olson, Col., United States Air Force (Ret.), has announced her candidacy for Texas Commissioner of Agriculture. The primary will be held in March of 2018 and the general election in November of 2018. Olson, a farmer, veteran, pilot and champion of education, is influencing the future of sustainable food production through her Community Supported Agriculture at the 4K River Ranch, Mineral Wells, Texas. In working with veterans, nutritious food became the great healer for those struggling with the human heartbreak that is war. Olson has a Natural-Organic Certification from the Texas Organic Research Center and is a Texas Master Gardener, provides naturally grown food, raises bees, and is committed to sustainable eco-agriculture. She grows produce for Texas families, provides training on growing healthy food, and lectures on small scale farming.