Nick manages wine grape vineyards for The Wine Group, located in the Central Valley. He’s a graduate of Cal Poly (SLO) with a B.S. Degree in Viticulture and Enology. He’s a former Pest Control Advisor and current Certified Crop Advisor. In his spare time, Nick flies above the Central Valley in a small airplane to capture a bird’s-eye view of California’s diverse landscape.
Michael is a lifelong Madera area farmer. Current crops include grapes, almonds and pistachios. Michael has been a member of MCFB since 1998 and has been on the Board of Directors since 2007.
Laura is a 4th generation Andrew Family farmer. Laura and her husband have 17 acres of pistachios. Laura received her AS degree in Medical Assisting because, she never saw herself as a farmer. She has been officially farming with her family for the last 15 years and can't picture herself doing anything else.
Jennifer is a fourth generation farmer of Markarian Family LP; whose operation grows almonds and wine grapes. Jennifer is married and has a son who is carrying the ranch into its 5th generation. "It is an honor and privilege to serve on the Madera County Farm Bureau board and to serve our community by growing quality products. " - Jennifer