40 Under 40, Class of 2018

Dave King


Harvest Valley Farms

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Dave King is a partner of Harvest Valley Farms. He is in partnership with his father, Arthur King, and uncle, Larry King. He has a bachelor’s in agricultural sciences with a minor in horticulture from Penn State University. Harvest Valley Farms is located in Valencia, Pennsylvania (20 miles north of Pittsburgh). The farm’s market base consists of a farm market and bakery store, three farmers’ markets, a 540-member CSA, a Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin Festival, and a restaurant wholesale distributor (Paragon). They grow 160+ varieties of vegetables and small fruits on 160 acres. Some of King’s specialties on the farm include high tunnel production, employee management, plasticulture production, drip irrigation, website management, welding, and equipment maintenance. He and his wife, Alicia, live on a 35-acre farm in Allegheny County. They have two little boys, Eli (2) and Logan (8 mo). He is also on the PVGA Board of Directors.

75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
P.O. Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
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