Khai Nguyễn

Khai Nguyễn coordinates orders from the Vietnamese farmers and also handles public relations for VEGGI Farmers Cooperative, including its social media presence. VEGGI Farmer’s Cooperative is a community member owned and operated farmers’ cooperative based out of Village de l’Est/Versailles, in New Orleans East, Louisiana. Established following the effects of the BP oil spill on the Vietnamese community in New Orleans, VEGGI Cooperative is dedicated to empowering growers in the Greater New Orleans area, starting in New Orleans East, in order to create jobs in local food and sustainable agriculture. Khai graduated from Tulane University with a degree in Marketing. He grew up in Village de l’Est/Versailles, which got him interested in working in and serving the same community that helped raise him. Khai continues to work to create jobs for its community members.