Stories about young growers

Steven Thompson and Kris Fade, Young Grower from Mosier, Oregon

By |January 28th, 2015|

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grower / Mosier, Oregon and White Salmon, Washington
age / Fade (30) and Thompson (42)
crops / wine grapes, cherries
business / Analemma

Blake Slaybaugh, Young Grower from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

By |January 20th, 2015|

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grower / Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
age / 20
crops / apples, peaches
business / Mt. Ridge Farms
other experience / Blake is a fifth-generation orchardist

Lisa Perry, Young Grower from Odell, Oregon

By |December 23rd, 2014|

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age / 26
crops / pears, apples, cherries, berries, peaches, nectarines
business / Cody Orchards and Farm Stand
other experience / Learning from

Sean Gilbert, Young Grower from Yakima, Washington

By |November 26th, 2014|

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age / 34
crops / Apples, cherries, apricots, peaches, nectarines and wine grapes
title / General manager
business / Gilbert Orchards
education /

Alex Chinchiolo, Young Grower from Ripon, California

By |November 1st, 2014|

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age / 28
crops / Apples, cherries
title / Partner, farm manager
business / River Bend Orchards
education / Degree in fruit science, California

Jessica & Sara Ecker, Young Growers from Trempealeau, Wisconsin

By |September 30th, 2014|

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ages / (Jess, on left in photo) 33, (Sara, on right in photo) 30
crops / Apples, blueberries, and peaches
education /

Kevin & Mark Stennes, Young Growers from Pateros, Washington

By |August 28th, 2014|

Stennes twins talk about growing organics tree fruit operation.

David Alvarez, Young Grower from Prosser, Washington

By |July 29th, 2014|

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age / 28
crops / Organic cherries and apples
title / Farm manager
business / Adolfo Alvarez Farm David works with his father,

Peter Martini, Young Grower from Escalon, California

By |July 1st, 2014|

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age / 37
crops / Peaches and almonds
title / Farm manager
business / Martini Farms, LLC. Peter is a third-generation farmer taking

Bill Schultz, Young Grower from Mattawan, Michigan

By |June 3rd, 2014|

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age / 32
crops / apples, cherries, peaches, grapes, asparagus, and sweet corn
business / Schultz Fruitridge Farms, Inc. Bill works along

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