40 Under 40, Class of 2023

Jason Stanton


Stanton Farms

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Jason Stanton has always known what he wanted to be when he grew up — a farmer. Jason is a seventh-generation farmer on his family's bi-centennial farm in Sherwood, Michigan. He has found his niche as a cabbage producer after giving new life to a dilapidated processing plant in Athens, Michigan. When time allows, Jason enjoys hooking up the camper and taking his family camping.

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