"I overplanted a garden one time and the next thing I knew I was in the produce business."
A dozen young people in Okaloosa, Walton and Santa Rosa counties were recognized in 2012 for their achievements by a regional business magazine.
Business owners, an editor, a farmer, a county commissioner and several others were selected for 850 Business’ 40 under 40 list, which ran in issues published throughout 2012.
“They made me look 1,000 times better than I do on my best day,” Freeport resident Luke Langford said with a laugh.
The 31-year-old farmer owns Cypress Cattle & Produce Co., a 1,100-acre farm in Walton and Holmes counties that features a produce market Langford started by accident rather than design.
“I overplanted a garden one time and the next thing I knew I was in the produce business,” he said.
Read more at the Northwest Florida Daily News.