40 Under 40, Class of 2021

Ethan Lineberger


Maple Springs Farm, LLC

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Ethan fell in love with farming and hoeing strawberries as a 6-year-old with his grandmother. He always had an interest in taking care of plants and keeping them healthy. He graduated from North Carolina State University in 2013, married the love of his life, Frankie Lineberger in 2015. Ethan is manages his 4th generation farm while raising two boys to be 5th generation farmers in Dallas North Carolina.

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