40 Under 40, Class of 2020

Ben Smith

Company

Michigan State Horticultural Society

Job Title

Farmer and Executive Secretary

Accomplishments

Ben Smith works at Hinkelman Farms where he grows wine and juice grapes, corn and soybeans. He is also the Executive Secretary for the Michigan State Horticultural Society whose mission is to support the Michigan fruit industry by funding research at MSU and hosting educational events such as the Great Lakes Expo.





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