Endless Summer Harvest (ESH) is a family-owned and operated hydroponic (no-soil) commercial agribusiness located in Purcellville, Virginia. We take great pride in providing locally grown, pesticide free lettuces, gourmet greens, and herbs. Our products are grown year-round in a controlled agriculture environment, thus the name, Endless Summer Harvest.
The ESH 12,000 square foot greenhouse space is equivalent to 12 acres of traditional farm production. The greenhouses are operated by a state-of-the-art computer and nutrient film technique system. No pesticides are used. 90% of the water if recycled and reused to continuously grow our crop, therefore there is no waste and makes ESH farming more sustainable.
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumers Services (VDACs) has certified Endless Summer Harvests' hydroponic greens as Virginia's Finest because they meet the high standards set by the industry and approved by VDACs.
Mary Ellen Taylor
Owner and Proprietress of Endless Summer Harvest
Mary Ellen is a retail executive with over twenty years of staff leadership and client counseling. Mary Ellen has served as the President of the Loudoun County chapter of Business Network International, was appointed to the Loudoun County Rural Economic Development Council by the County Board of Supervisors and served as Chair. Mary Ellen has also served as the president of the Loudoun Valley Home Grown Market Association.
Mary Ellen Taylor
Chester D. Taylor, Jr. May 21, 1927 - March 20, 2019
Chester "Chet" Taylor, Jr. was a United States Air Force Brigadier General (Retired). After twenty-nine years of service as an officer in the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General Corps, he retired from military service and continued to practice law in the private sector for ten years. Chet received a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Minnesota and is a Juris Doctor graduate of its law school. He was awarded an MBA, with honors, by Indiana University. At his military retirement, Chet was awarded the Air Force Distinguished Service Medal, the highest non-combat decoration of the Air Force. Chet was active in community service activities and was a member of the Page County Farmers Association.
Chet was an integral part of Endless Summer Harvest, and we honor his commitment to excellence, and love of caring for friends and family. We are carrying on this legacy of commitment and love, and to honor The General, through excellent service to our customers, friends, and family.
Introducing our frESH lettuce team:
Kerri- salad builder, order keeper and filler, online store keeper. She writes ESH web content, blog posts, answers chat questions, tends the farm stand, and is lucky enough to lead best the Prep team in LoCo.
Tekla- fantastic salad builder, and greenhouse magician. T raises guide dogs, and teaches horse riding. She gets it done, while keeping her brothers in line. Sweet T!
Makena- awesome salad builder, excellent at all things prep, and farm stand saleswoman. She is also quiet as a mouse, a clarinet player, and just as sweet as can be. Makena has mad piano skills and is a Queen fanatic, and she creates custom Monopoly games. We're lucky to have her on our team!
Sylvie- another beautiful salad builder and farm stand saleswoman. She comes to us from the great state of Ohio, plays the clarinet and piano, and loves all forms of art, especially painting with oils. Polar bears are a favorite of hers. This young lady is a fantastic addition to our team!
Matthew- seed planter, keeper of the nursery, microgreens grower, keeper of the greenhouse, #1 planter-outer, leader of the greenhouse magicians, crop production extraordinaire. He is as quiet as a mouse, but so, so awesome, and talented.
Jacob- planter-outer, greenhouse magician, crop production extraordinaire, greenhouse maintenance, harvester. Not afraid of working in the rain. Gets it done, sometimes soaking wet. Word has it that he also builds computers and has amazing tech ability!
Declan & Kieran- hard working, gator-driving, twins. Can't tell them apart, except that one wears glasses. These two are good to go for whatever task you give them. Hard. Working. Which one is which? We've figured it out!! *Declan is the one in glasses, our microgreens prep guy, and crop production team member. Kieran is an amazing greenhouse crop production, and farm maintenance team member. Ask him how cold that water was! These two gentlemen have the bragging rights to moving / placing over 14 tons of gravel (big huge important stuff here at ESH!). You can thank them for our amazing driveway!
Randall- another greenhouse and bin maintenance team member. He is a skateboard and scooter guy, just itching to learn those fancy tricks, and trains (and helps teach) Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. This young man is quite driven!
THE GREEN HOUSE
Alicia- Our social media guru. She is Olive's mom and makes our amazing videos. Unstoppable, multi-talented, irreplaceable. Alicia produces our commercials, paper media, and anything really cool you get to watch.
Guy- harvester, deliverer, market Guy, brand ambassador, farm foreman, and Jax's dad. Everyone knows "a Guy" for this or that, well He's our Guy. Guy is THE Guy, wearing the NY Yankees and Giants swag. You know The Guy.
Laura- planter-outer, harvester, order filler, farmers market sign artist, pretty much does a little of everything. Laura is our Facebook, Instagram, and Tiktok page creative genius. She is versatile, amazing, slightly sassy, and has more talent in one pinky than most. We would be nothing without Laura!
Anneliese- also one of the very important greenhouse and bin maintenance team members, salad builder, and farm stand saleswoman. She is a fantastic equestrian, and loves raising chickens and goats. Don't let that sweet face fool you, she's a go-getter, with big talent!