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Meet a Business: Sneed's Nursery's Jenny Jenkins-Rash

Meet a Business is a new series that will feature the person behind some of your favorite locally-owned businesses.  

Jenny Jenkins-Rash at Sneed's Nursery

 What is your name? 

 

 

 

 

 

Jenny Jenkins-Rash

 

What's your hometown?
I am a military brat...no hometown

What is your business name?
Sneed's Nursery

How many years have you owned/managed your business?
17

What did you want to be as a child?
An astronaut

What is the most popular item you sell?
Herbs and veggies during this pandemic

What local business can you not live without?
Good Foods Grocery

What's the first thing you do every morning to set the tone for your day?
Have a huddle with the day's team to talk about goals and expectations

How did you get the idea for your business?
It has existed since 1976, but in 2009 I decided to change the focus and the mission toward organics and sustainability. We are the green industry, but not a whole lot of what our industry does is in green or environmentally friendly way.

What does the world need more of?
Kindness and patience

If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
Healing/regeneration

What's your favorite thing to do in Richmond when you're not in your business?
Explore the parks or go to the fabric store or visit Carytown with my kids.

What's your hidden talent?
Origami

What was the first concert you ever attended?
INXS

What's the best thing about being a local business owner?
The absolutely incredible community that supports us every step of the way.

Sneed's Nursery is located near Bon Air/Stony Point at 8756 Huguenot Rd.Learn more via their website

 

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