40 Under 40, Class of 2017

Jason Witherow


Jason's Greenhouse

Job Title



  • Started new business at the age of 16 with less than 2,000 square feet of heated greenhouse space. Over the past 16 years, the company’s greenhouse production space has grown to 175,000 square feet.
  • The company has grown from one employee and one location in 2000 to 25 full-time (and 30 seasonal) employees at four different locations.


Meat and Potatoes Man: Jason’s favorite meal is a good steak with baked potatoes and a salad fresh from the garden.

Fun Facts

Courageous Cinema: “My favorite movie is Ladder 49. I love how it exemplifies the sacrifices that our first responders make. They are invaluable and this movie showcases it very well.”

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