Kenna Cole
40 Under 40, Class of 2021

Kenna Cole


D.S. Cole Growers

Job Title



Helped streamline company’s plant production processes in the greenhouse. She says it’s still a work in progress, but every year they are closer to having a more efficient process from production to shipping.

With more than 1,000 line items of both young plants and finished product, she coordinates the purchasing of the company’s inputs at the right time and right quantity.


Chef Kenna: In her spare time, Kenna likes to experiment in the kitchen, more specifically baking new recipes like choux pastry with crème patisserie. Her favorite snack food that she can’t live without is sour gummy worms.

Fun Facts

A Woman in High Places: Kenna once climbed Mount Washington, the highest peak in the Northeastern United States (nearly 6,300 feet) in five hours.

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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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