Maumee Valley Growers

MVGA SPONSORS

  • Kim Bunge: Waldo & Associates, Inc.
    Distributers for Greenhouse Production, Nursery and Garden Center Products and Services
    28214 Glenwood Rd, Perrysburg, OH, 43551, 419-666-3662
    [www.waldoinc.com/]
  • Mark Evans: Eason Horticultural, Inc.
    Offering complete selection of Plants & Products for the Professional Grower
    28686 Brockway Dr., Westlake, OH, 44145, 440-670-6311
    [www.ehrnet.com/]
  • Robin Hawkins: Grayhawk Greenhouse Supply
    Supplier/Installer of Greenhouses and Steel Buildings
    11720 Old State Line Rd., Swanton, OH, 43558, 419-825-3355
    [www.grayhawkgreenhousesupply.com/]
  • Charles Krause: USDA-ARS
    Provides Scientific Research, Partnerships and Educational Materials to those interested in agricultural sciences
    1680 Madison Ave., Wooster, OH, 44691, 330-347-6789
    [www.ars.usda.gov/main/main.htm]
  • Rick Leonard: Leonard's Auction
    734-856-6530, email rleo777@aol.com
    [www.leonards.us/index.html]
  • Kirk Mizerek: Palmer Energy
    Energy Manager for Growers Energy Solutions (GES), a Maumee Valley Growers Association program
    5555 Airport Hwy Suite 101, Toledo, OH, 43615, 419-349-5990
    kmizerek@palmerenergy.com
    [palmerenergy.com/]
  • Beth Scheckelhoff: Extension Educator, Greenhouse Systems
    OSU's Extension Greenhouse Resource addressing a variety of Industry Research needs
    104 E. Washington St., Ste 302 Hahn Ctr, Napoleon, OH, 43545, 419-592-0806
    [www.ohiogreenhouse.wordpress.com]
  • Eric Stalkamp: Berger Horticultural Inc.
    Over 50 years' experience in high quality Growing Media and Technical Services
    2310 Ragan Wood Dr., Toledo, OH, 43614, 419-868-8113
    [www.berger.ca/]
  • David Steiner: Blackmore Company Inc.
    Blackmore seeding, sowing line equipment & Plastic trays, Ellepots & machines, GreenCare fertilizer products (800)874-8660, dsteiner@blackmoreco.com
    [www.blackmoreco.com/]
  • Steve Weihl: Ag Credit
    Lending Support to Rural America with Loans for Farms, Homes and Land
    111 E.Gypsy Lane Rd,. Bowling Green, OH, 43402, 419-352-5178 ext. 1504
    [www.agcredit.net/bowling-green.html]
  • Rick Leonard: Leonard's Auction
    Specialize in helping families expedite the liquidations of their estate due to relocation, loss of a loved one or downsizing.
    734-856-6530, rleo777@aol.com
    [www.leonards.us/index.html]
  • Mike Huggett: American Takii
    We offer a wide range of quality wholesale vegetable and flower seeds
    11845 Hutchins Rd., Litchfield, MI 49252, 517-392-1294, mhuggett@takii.com
    [http://www.takii.com/]
  • Willie Gombash - Berkey Farm Center
    12353 Sylvania-Metamora Rd, Berkey, OH 43504, (419) 244-3521, bcountr191@aol.com
  • Alicia Rittenhouse - OPMGA
    Ohio produce growers and marketers whose goals provide premier innovative educational programs, a legislative presence, and cooperation among members.
    2130 Stella Ct., Ste. 200, Columbus, OH 43215, 1-614-487-1117
    [http://www.opgma.org/]
  • Steve Carver – American Hort
    Horticulture industry’s new trade association consolidating the American Nursery & Landscape Association (ANLA) and OFA - The Association of Horticulture Professionals.
    2130 Stella Ct., Ste. 200, Columbus, OH, 43215, 1-614-487-1117, scarver@ofa.org
    [http://www.ofa/]
  • Bob Jones, Jr. - Chef's Garden
    Our family farm produces exceptional specialty and heirloom vegetables, herbs, micro greens and edible flowers which top chefs and restaurants throughout the world recognize as the finest quality available.
    9009 Huron-Avery Rd, Huron, OH, 44846, 419-433-4947, bobj@chefs-garden.com
    [http://www.chefs-garden.com/]
  • Jason Fausey - Nufarm
    Nufarm is a major supplier of crop protection products to the agriculture, turf, ornamental, forestry and specialty industries.
    111 W. Co Rd. 173, Fremont, OH, 43420, 410-307-7666, Jason.Fausey@us.nufarm.com
    [http://www.nufarm.com/US/Home]
  • Karen Ranney Wolkins - Toledo Botanical Garden
    Enriching life through gardens, the arts and nature
    5403 Elmer Drive, Toledo, OH, 43615, 419-536-5554, karen.ranneywolkins@toledogarden.org
    [http://www.toledogarden.org]
  • Zak Pernack - Griffin Greenhouse Supplies
    SHS Griffin is a full-service broker who forges partnerships that empower growers to achieve sustainable growth.
    4343 Commerce Ct., Lisle, IL 60532, 810-569-0171, zpernack@griffinmail.com
  • Paul Ackerman, Ackerman Industrial Equipment
    Sales and service of new and used Material Handling equipment
    300 Mill St., PO Box 258, Curtice, OH 43412, 419-836-2100, PJA@ackermanforklift.com
  • John Sutherland, Sungrow Hort.
    Sun Gro is North America's largest producer of horticultural-grade peat and bark-based growing mixes.
    3440 Edgewood Dr., Stow, OH 44224-3943, 330-858-5980, johnsu@sungro.com

MVGA Winter Conference: March 6


The Maumee Valley Growers held a combination Winter Conference/Retail Roundtable on March 6th at TBG. There were about 25 in attendance throughout the day. Featured were great speakers with interesting topics useful for both retail and wholesale growers. As a reminder, all MVG members are invited to attend our Board meetings (next one on April 10th at TBG at Noon) and any committee meeting they have an interest in.

Maumee Valley Grower Specials

Maumee Valley Growers is an industry-based association committed to working together to strengthen our local greenhouse industry. The industry includes more than fifty individual Maumee Valley growers, alike in offering top-quality local plants but distinct in location, product mix, and focus. Learn more about what you can find at these individual locations by visiting our specials page.

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About the Maumee Valley Growers

Maumee Valley Growers (MVGA) is an industry-based agriculture producer group committed to working together to strengthen our local greenhouse industry. The industry includes more than seventy individual growers, alike in offering top-quality local plants but distinct in location, product mix, and focus. MVGA is committed to sustaining and growing the local economy. Through a collaborative process of sharing resources and knowledge, we identify solutions to commonly shared problems.

Contact Joe Perkaky, MVGA Consultant, at 419-356-4847 and email perlaky@bex.net for more information.