Young Grower

Stories about young growers

Josh Heinicke, a young grower from Wenatchee, Washington

By |July 1st, 2019|

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family background / Josh is the fourth generation of his family in farming and is the production supervisor at Columbia

Erika Espinoza, a young grower from Tieton, Washington

By |June 3rd, 2019|

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family background / Erika grew up in Washington’s Yakima Valley and was trained in business and human resources at Charter

Erin Carlson, a young grower from Summerland, British Columbia

By |May 15th, 2019|

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family background/ Erin received her agriculture degree in organics at the University of Guelph in Ontario and is also active

Michael Mitterer, a young grower from Kastelbell, South Tyrol, Italy

By |April 28th, 2019|

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family background / Michael grew up working at his family farm in the Alps in Northern Italy (elevation near 2,300

Kevin Kenoyer, a young grower from Cashmere, Washington

By |April 15th, 2019|

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family background/Kevin is a fourth-generation grower who grew up in the Wenatchee River Valley. He graduated from Washington State University

Dustin Tobin, a young grower from Grandview, Washington

By |April 1st, 2019|

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family background/Dustin grew up working with his family at Dave Tobin Farms and studied viticulture and enology at Walla Walla

Harrison Van Meekeren, a young grower from Lakeville, Nova Scotia

By |March 14th, 2019|

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family background / Harrison grew up in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia and is working with his family to

Ryan Johnson, a young grower from Harrah, Washington

By |February 27th, 2019|

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family background/Ryan is an operations manager at the nursery. He grew up working various jobs in the agriculture industry, eventually

Roland Markgraf, a young grower from Kelowna, British Columbia

By |February 15th, 2019|

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family background / Roland will be graduating from University of British Columbia with a degree in horticulture and hopes to

Nereyida Ponce, a young grower from Prosser, Washington

By |January 31st, 2019|

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family background/Nereyida grew up on her family’s farm growing Concord grapes. She is pursuing her university degree in viticulture and

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