40 Under 40, Class of 2014

Nick Smith

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Greenleaf Industries, Grants Pass, Ore.

Job Title

Director/Head Grower


Manages a non-profit horticultural workshop for developmentally disabled adults that starts, grows and donates over 5,000 pounds of fresh produce to local food bank and rescue missions. Responsible for growing starter plants from seed for more than 2 million plants annually for various educational and civic programs in the local community.


Off the Clock: Nick enjoys brewing beer, watching Seattle Seahawks games, hiking, playing guitar and enjoying time with friends, family and nature.

Fun Facts

On the Bookshelf: East of Eden, The Shining and Lord of the Barnyard. “I like books that give you a vision of the characters and the world they live in as they see it.”

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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.

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

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