Young Grower

Stories about young growers

Kevin Shaw and Lance Davison, young growers from Vernon, British Columbia

2020-01-02T07:26:45-08:00January 1st, 2020|Apples, January 1st 2020 Issue, Marketing, TJ Mullinax, Videos, Young Grower|

Kevin Shaw, a first-generation farmer, grew up in Kenya and pursued an engineering degree. Lance Davison, a fourth-generation farmer, grew up in Vernon and focused on horticulture in college. Kevin married Lance’s sister, Laura. The family business includes parents, Tamra and Tom Davison, and grandparents, Dora and Bob Davison.

Jaden and John Griggs, young growers from Orondo, Washington

2019-08-14T14:30:58-07:00August 1st, 2019|Apples, August 2019 Issue, Cherries, Marketing, Technology and equipment, TJ Mullinax, Varieties, Videos, Young Grower|

family background/ Jaden and John are the fifth generation to work on the family farm. Jaden will attend the University of Montana, majoring in business, sales and marketing this fall, and John graduated from Wenatchee Valley College’s tree fruit program.

Erin Carlson, a young grower from Summerland, British Columbia

2019-09-05T09:29:30-07:00May 15th, 2019|Cherries, Insects and mites, International, May 15th 2019 Issue, TJ Mullinax, Videos, Young Grower| family background/ Erin received her agriculture degree in organics at the University of Guelph in Ontario and is also