Young Grower

Stories about young growers

Parker and Sarah Sherrell, young growers from Hood River, Oregon

2020-12-03T18:01:08-08:00December 3rd, 2020|Apples, Cherries, December 2020 Issue, Images, Pears, Technology and equipment, TJ Mullinax, Videos, Young Grower|

Sarah and Parker are first-generation farmers who recently purchased their own farm. Sarah graduated from University of Oregon and earned her master’s degree in business from George Fox University.

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.