John W. Taylor
Partner/Vice President/Treasurer/Secretary, Taylor Brothers Farms, Inc.
John Taylor has worked with his brother Richard at Taylor Farms since its founding in 1980. In addition to its prune and almond processing, John Taylor ran an apple packing shed for Taylor Farms for nearly a decade. At Taylor Farms, he is responsible for coordinating certification and food quality, safety and systems. He serves on the boards of the California Dried Plum Board, Tudor Mutual Water District and the Northern California Growers Association, and is the chairman of the California Certified Organic Farmer Marketing Committee. He is a graduate of California State University, Fresno and Cali-fornia Agricultural Leadership (Class 14).