Jessie Jacobson is the President and Owner of Tonkadale Greenhouse, an independent, single-site garden center in Minnetonka, MN. Jessie purchased the business from her grandparents on April 1, 2016.
Jessie graduated with a bachelors degree in both Biology and Horticulture from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Go Badgers.
In 2017, she was honored to be recognized among her peers as a GPN 40 under 40.
Jessie lives and works in Minnetonka with her husband Luke, two children and dog Bucky. Walter is 8 and Margaret is 6. They all love to spend their time in the garden and at the lake cabin.
Jessie is passionate about feeding hungry people locally grown, fresh produce as her organization supports many community gardens and a 1 acre farm that harvests thousands of pounds of produce each season to feed those who need it most. Most importantly, Jessie is on a mission to recruit the next generation of gardeners.