Tye Thompson started selling produce at 14 years old. He continued running his business as he earned his horticulture degree from MSU, and now he has four roadside stands where he sells multiple varieties of fruit and vegetables. Tye isn’t from a farm and didn’t grow up farming, and people telling him he couldn’t own one made him work even harder to make it happen. He spends his free time fixing up his home, spending time with his family, and seeing his fiancée, Holly.

Tye talks about:

  • How learning from other people and doing his own work has helped
  • The amazing process of grafting trees
  • What he loves about having regular customers
  • His ultimate business goals
  • How this unusual year was actually great for business
  • What are the easiest and hardest foods to grow

 

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