Mar 16, 2022
Master Nursery Garden Centers Honors Griffin, Monrovia and Other Vendors

Member-owned co-operative Master Nursery Garden Centers (MNGC) recently recognized its top vendors at the recent Annual Owners’ Meeting in Sacramento, California.

Jonathan Pedersen, CEO/President of Monrovia Growers, and Jeff Lafferty, CEO of MNGC
Jonathan Pedersen, CEO/President of Monrovia Growers, and Jeff Lafferty, CEO of MNGC

As the nation’s largest independent buying group, MNGC has 140 vendors providing products and services to nearly 500 retail garden centers, according to a news release from the group. In addition, members have exclusive access to Master Nursery branded products, including Bumper Crop Soils and Plant Foods.

“This co-op is not possible without our members, vendors, and staff,” Jeff Lafferty, Chief Executive Officer of Master Nursery Garden Centers, said in the news release. “We see our vendors as our partners in profitability and in the marketplace.”

The top vendor awards for 2021 include:

Master Nursery’s member and vendor base continues to grow. In 2021, MNGC added 19 new member garden centers and four vendor partners, including a new distributor for the Midwest.

Growers interested in joining MNGC, should write to the co-op at [email protected].

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