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4/23/2019 Luncheon Speaker, Ed Robinette
April 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Edward J. Robinette, President of Robinettes Inc. Born 1963, the oldest of 3 brothers
He is the fourth generation of my family to work the farm here in Grand Rapids
Graduate of Northview High School. BS in Horticulture from Michigan State University in 1985
Returned to the farm in 1985 to work with my father and grandfather
I have been married to Alicia for 33 years
We have two sons, James II and Allan, both married as of May. Allan is working at the farm full time. Jim works as a beer and wine salesman. My brothers both have 2 children each, so the 5thgeneration is beginning to get involved.
I was elected a Township Trustee in Grand Rapids Township in 1996 and was elected Township Clerk in 2012.
I have served as the president of the Michigan State Horticultural Society, Michigan Cider Makers Guild, and the Michigan Pomesters.
Come join us
University Club – Always Free Parking
5/3 bldg (top floor)
111 Lyon St NW
Grand Rapids MI 49503