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32 SOURCE | Winter 2023
13 THINGS YOU DIDN ’ T KNOW ABOUT
WANTED TO BE
THE BEANTOWN GIRLS BY JANE HEALEY
WHERE THE GREEN GRASS GROWS BY TIM MCGRAW
RECRUITING , RETENTION , AND EDUCATION SPECIALIST HERITAGE FS , INC .
Time with the GROWMARK System – 2 weeks ( I ’ m brand new )
POPULATION : 3,476 Gibson City , IL
WHERE DID YOU GO TO SCHOOL ? GCMS High School , Illinois State University
OTHER JOBS YOU ’ VE HAD IN THE PAST
Special education teacher for 13 years , farm hand , events and office manager for Pear Tree Estate , coach
WHO IN THE GROWMARK SYSTEM HAS ENCOURAGED YOU ?
Everyone I have met with Heritage FS has been welcoming and kind !
HOBBIES Gardening , reading , cooking , decorating
FAVORITE PART OF YOUR JOB Spreading ag awareness to communities we service ; some people have lived and worked in the community their whole life and don ’ t know how agriculture affects them on so many levels and supports the community they live in .
IF YOU HAD A DAY OFF WORK , HOW WOULD YOU SPEND IT ?
At the farm
WHAT DO YOU ENJOY MOST ABOUT WINTER ?
Building snow forts
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