Young Grower

Stories about young growers

Craig Harris, a young grower from Moxee, Washington

By |July 6th, 2017|

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family background / Craig is a fourth-generation farmer who graduated from Whitworth College. He grew up on a farm that

Alfredo Reyes, a young grower from Royal City, Washington

By |June 2nd, 2017|

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family background / Alfredo was born in Mexico and grew up in Wenatchee with four sisters and two brothers. Everyone

Glade Brosi, young grower from Wenatchee, Washington

By |May 16th, 2017|

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family background / Glade is originally from Kentucky and joined Stemilt in 2011 with a graduate degree in plant and

Derric Kirschenmann, a young grower from Shafter, California

By |May 5th, 2017|

Derric decided to work alongside his family over a decade ago to grow the business north of Bakersfield.

Kelsey Twitchell, a young grower from Dryden, Washington

By |April 20th, 2017|

Kelsey’s family farm is nestled in the hills of Washington’s upper Wenatchee Valley, where they grow fresh market pears.

Brett Grobe, a Young Grower from Elyria, Ohio

By |April 5th, 2017|

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family background / Brett is a sixth-generation fruit and vegetable grower in northern Ohio near Lake Erie. Grobe Fruit Farm

Lacey Lybeck, a young grower from Pasco, Washington

By |March 15th, 2017|

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family background/ Lacey grew up working alongside her family on their farm Hulbert Farms and Skagit Seed Services in La

Dillon Luebber, a young grower from Malaga, Washington

By |March 8th, 2017|

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family background / Dillon was raised southeast of Wenatchee, Washington, along the Columbia River by Jan and Fern Luebber. He

Alfredo Jeronimo, a young grower from Wenatchee, Washington

By |February 16th, 2017|

Alfredo grew up working in orchards alongside his father. After starting a family, Alfredo followed his interests in the packing side of the industry and is currently pursuing goals in orchard management.

Chris Oakes, Young Grower from Lyndonville, New York

By |February 1st, 2017|

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family background/ Chris is a fourth-generation farmer who works with many of his relatives along Lake Ontario. He’s learned from

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