New England GROWS has released a new video, Finding Your Place in the Green Industry and is available below. Developed by New England GROWS in collaboration with MNLA and the three other founding partner organizations, the video highlights green industry professionals, from students to experienced veterans, commenting on what they enjoy about their careers in commercial horticulture.
"I like to tell people, we make fresh air. We're selling plants that are cleaning the environment. It's making a difference in the world."Ben Huntington, Pleasant View Gardens/Proven Winners
"One of the most exciting things about this career is that it's interdisciplinary. I get to combine-every day-art, science, engineering, and some psychology."Laura Kuhn, MCLP Landscape Designer
"There are so many scholarships available and none of them are small!"Nicolette Eicholz, MCA, arboriculture student and research assistant, University of Massachusetts
"It's a great way to get outside, get fit, do things you love, and be really healthy about doing it."Trumbull Barrett, MCA, Barrett Tree Service East