40 Under 40, Class of 2021

Gabe Spurgeon


South Baldwin Farms

Job Title

Farm Manager


At 13 Gabe began working summers at a peach orchard in SW Missouri. After 8 years as a restless engineer, he began working for his father-in-law as they started a commercial orchard. A vertically integrated farm, Gabe is responsible for the growing operation, packing, and marketing. The family farm primarily grows apples, peaches, blackberries, and pumpkins with continued expansion in apples and blackberries. Gabe and his wife, Katelyn, have three children: Grayson, Thomas, and Olivia.

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