Jessie Jacobson

Jessie Jacobson

President & Owner, Tonkadale Greenhouse

Jessie Jacobson is the President and Owner of Tonkadale Greenhouse, an independent, single sight garden center in Minnetonka, MN. Jessie purchased the business from her grandparents on April 1, 2016.

Jessie graduated with a bachelor’s degree in both Biology and Horticulture from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Go Badgers.

Jessie was honored to be recognized among her peers as a GPN 40 under 40. She continues to work towards equity and inclusion in the Horticulture industry and is so proud of the talented and hardworking women in the industry.

Jessie lives and works in Minnetonka with her husband Luke, and two children. Walter 12 and Margaret 10. They all love to spend time in the garden, skiing in the mountains, and time at the lake cabin.

Jessie is passionate about feeding hungry people locally grown, fresh produce as her organization supports many community gardens with plant starts and seeds.

Most importantly, Jessie is on a mission to recruit the next generation of gardeners.