Young Grower

Stories about young growers

Crystal Aguilar, a young grower from Zillah, Washington

2020-07-30T10:00:40-07:00July 30th, 2020|Apples, August 2020 Issue, Cherries, Pears, Technology and equipment, TJ Mullinax, Videos, Young Grower|

Crystal is a second-generation farmer who grew up in the Yakima Valley and originally pursued teaching before joining her brother, Tony Mendoza, with Haak Administrative Services. She is married to Jesus Aguilar and is the daughter of Trinidad and Elieser Mendoza.

Adrian Arts, a young grower from Summerland, British Columbia

2020-02-28T10:35:37-08:00March 1st, 2020|Apples, Cherries, March 1st 2020 Issue, Media, TJ Mullinax, Videos, Young Grower|

Adrian began farming about five years ago, after obtaining degrees in water resource science and geology. He returned home to Summerland and is now leasing and managing several smaller orchards. He is the son of Shirley Hansen and Adrian Arts.