40 Under 40, Class of 2021

Sam Oschwald Tilton


Lakeshore Technical College

Job Title

Horticulture Instructor


Sam has worked in many roles on vegetable farms in Wisconsin. He then studied in MSU’s Horticulture department focusing on weeding tools. He designed weeding tools for KULT-Kress and organizes the Midwest Mechanical Weed Control Field Day. A long-time columnist for VGN, Sam now teaches the wide world of horticulture at Lakeshore Technical College in Wisconsin. He especially appreciates sharing his love of plants with children in his community.

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