May 9, 2013 - 12:10
Trisha Bills



Job Title

Head Grower


C. Raker & Sons, Litchfield, Mich.


Supervises a team of 16 individuals and manages 11 acres of plugs, liners and finished containers; Helped develop a training program for employees with no horticulture background to become effective growers.


Can't live without: "Coffee—especially during our peak season." Favorite vacation spot: Charleston, S.C. "I love the coastal atmosphere and southern food."

Fun Fact

What's on Trisha's reading list?: "I have an associate's degree in literature, but I hate to read." But she is a big fan of Tom Hanks/Meg Ryan movies. "I'm a hopeless romantic."