Interview: Kyleigh Kühn of Roots of Peace

Discussing development, inspiration and overcoming tragedy with the family-run organization's preeminent humanitarian

At the age of 13, in a remote Croatian minefield, Bay Area-native Kyleigh Kühn’s life changed forever. Visiting the war-torn region left an indelible mark on Kühn, inspiring her to join in Roots of Peace, an international non-profit organization founded by her mother that aims to aid in post-war recovery around the world—planting grapes where mines once laid. After a formative trip to Afghanistan, Kühn …