Foertmeyer & Sons Greenhouse
Matt is a second-generation greenhouse grower currently serving as head grower for Foertmeyer & Sons Greenhouse, the company his parent’s founded in 1988. Matt operates with a core value of producing plants with as little chemical input possible. He has successfully implemented a full bio-control IPM program within his operation for the past six years. He believes it is incumbent on his generation to embrace the sustainability revolution and assure that the greenhouse industry is adopting these techniques in every growing practice. Matt is actively involved in the green industry. He currently serves as the Greenhouse Community Connector Coordinator for AmericanHort, and is a routine volunteer with the Department of Horticulture & Crop Science at his alma mater, The Ohio State University.