Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under 40 recipients gather at the 2023 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO in December 2023 in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Mar 10, 2024
2023 Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under Forty Awards

The Fruit Growers News and Vegetable Growers News recognized the hard work of the Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under Forty Award Class of 2023 during a reception Dec. 5 at the Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable & Farm Market EXPO in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

For photos and bios of the 40 fruit and vegetable industry honorees, see our special section on the program.40Under40__Logo

2023 Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under Forty Award winners

Andrew Kirk, Troy Bland, Anna Testen, Christopher Gottschalk, Cory Justus,  Justin Ballew, Leonard Burger III, Marcio Resende, Ethan Rosen, Travis Torrey, Andrew DeGroot, Erin Doughtie, Dane Hauser, Leslie Holland, George Zhuang, Matthew Macrie, Tara Oomen, Amy Rial, Ty Torrance, Brent Christensen, Bill Groenink, Courtney Hamilton Griffin, Cliff Riner, Kelly Liberator, Jason Stanton, Joseph Sutton, Mike Basedow, Joshua Duley, Emily Grabemeyer, Luke DeHaan, Jake Emling, Rachel Itle, Andrew Ochs, Kyle Rasch, Jeremy Shank, Zach Wortiska, Rebekah Alstede Modery, Emily Gant, Valerie Ramsburg and Chad Reenders

Nominate someone for the 2024 Class of the Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under Forty. The deadline is May 31.

Top photo: Fruit + Vegetable 40 Under Forty recipients gather at the 2023 Great Lakes Fruit, Vegetable and Farm Market EXPO in December 2023 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Photo by Allison McKenzie.


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