40 Under 40, Class of 2017

Alex Traven

Company

Peace Tree Farm

Job Title

Head Grower

Accomplishments

  • Successfully implemented a complex ecosystem approach to biological pest control. Continually seeking ways to help company become cleaner, more efficient, leaner and more organized.
  • He is a team leader who supervises all section growers, determines staffing needs and priorities and oversees all hard good ordering, fertilizers, predator and parasite releases.

Extracurricular

A Trip to Remember: “The most amazing place on Earth that I’ve ever been is the high Himalaya of Nepal. Great mountains make humble people, and the enduring friendly spirit of the Nepali people was life changing.”

Fun Facts

He’s a Head Banger! Alex has loved heavy metal music since he was in the third grade.





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GPN recognizes 40 industry professionals under the age of 40 who are helping to determine the future of the horticulture industry. These individuals are today’s movers and shakers who are already setting the pace for tomorrow.

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