40 Under 40, Class of 2019

Sarita Cantu


Smith Gardens

Job Title

Marketing Manager


  • Helped launch the ET Grow app throughout the company as an efficient way to communicate specifications on products and keep track of crop performance.
  • Responsible for the company’s creative marketing programs as well as website, social media and all major company events.


Sarita has climbed Mount Whitney; ridden in a 50-mile gravel grinding bike race; participated in a Ragnar long distance race; and competed in a 250-mile, three-day relay race over several mountain ranges. And she’s a certified yoga instructor.

Fun Facts

Horticulture runs in her family — her dad was an agriculture teacher, her brother currently teaches horticulture, her uncle was a plant breeder and her grandmother had “the craziest vegetable garden ever!”

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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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