40 Under 40, Class of 2016

Erin Kelly


North Creek Nurseries, Landenberg, Pennsylvania

Job Title

Production Manager


  • As the company has grown, she helped transition the production team into a new facility with all new equipment and growing practices. Also responsible for creating the production schedules and securing the source material
    for diverse plant material the company produces.
  • Assists with company’s family vegetable garden that benefits employees and their families — 50 families, 40 weeks a year, over 16,494 pounds, including 3 tons of potatoes, onions, on 1 acre — approximately 8 pounds of food per family per week.


Woman’s Best Friend: Erin enjoys spending time with “the love of my life,” Roxy, a mixed bluetick hound. “After a long, hard day at work, nothing makes me happier than to come home to Roxy. I aspire to be as amazing as she thinks I am.”

Fun Facts

Favorite Vacation Spot: The Outer Banks of North Carolina

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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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