Company: G.L.G. Plants and Produce
Location: Frederiksted, Virginia, United States
Grantley Samuel, Owner at G.L.G. Plants and Produce, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Business Owners for dedication, achievements, and leadership in agriculture.
Growing up, Mr. Samuel was surrounded by farmers. He was inspired by his grandfather and his three uncles, all of whom were well-respected agricultural professionals. After graduating from high school, Mr. Samuel attended Apex Technical School, where he completed coursework prior to beginning his career. In 2005, he became the owner of G.L.G. Plants and Produce, though, in earlier years, he excelled as a pipefitter, pastry chef and air conditioning repairman. Today, Mr. Samuel continues to demonstrate continued success as the owner of his produce farm.
In 2012, as a testament to his professional success, Mr. Samuel was named Farmer of the Year. Reflecting on his many accomplishments, he attributes his success to hard work and dedication. Looking toward the future, Mr. Samuel hopes to expand his farm. He currently owns five acres of land and is excited to double that size in the coming years. When he is not working, he enjoys spending time with his family. Mr. Samuel additionally volunteers with the Department of Human Services. He is proud to continue upholding his family’s shining reputation in the agriculture industry.
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