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About Us

The Growing Lawrence website is owned and maintained by Growing Lawrence, formerly the Lawrence Area Horticulture Producers Association. The farms listed on this site are members of the association. The site is not a complete listing of farms in the area.

Growing Lawrence is a Lawrence, Kansas based organization whose purpose is:

  1. To provide coordination and cooperation among producers in the Lawrence area

  2. To advise Kansas State University Research and Extension personnel or other agencies of projects and programs necessary to serve producers and solve problems relating to horticultural production

  3. To encourage consumer awareness and provide marketing information for horticulturists

  4. To provide producers educational opportunities throughout the year


Growing Lawrence Board of Directors:

President: Chad Gilliland -

Vice-President: Jessi Asmussen –

Secretary/Treasurer: Jacob Thomas –

Membership: Galen Peters –

Program Director: Bryan Zesiger -

The Growing Lawrence organization is administered through a partnership between the Growing Lawrence Board of Directors and K-State Research and Extension – Douglas County.

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