40 Under 40, Class of 2021

Derek Orsenigo


Grower’s Management, Inc and Orsenigo Farms, Inc

Job Title

Production Manager


Derek Orsenigo is a second generation vegetable and sugar cane farmer in the Everglades Agricultural Area in South Florida. His operation grows fresh market lettuce and leafy vegetables, sweet corn, sugar cane and rice. Derek is an active board member of Western Palm Beach County Farm Bureau and the Florida Fruit and Vegetable Association. He resides in Loxahatchee, Florida with wife, Lauren and daughters Lanie and Reese.

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