Tim Schartner is a Rhode Island business leader, having developed multiple businesses in Rhode Island and Massachusetts with national sales forces. For over thirty five years, Tim has operated Schartner Farms, a 5th generation farming operation spanning three states, with his family. Schartner Farms has won numerous congressional, national and local awards in business, marketing and product development. Tim and his family have grown hydroponic greenhouse tomatoes for over forty years. Tim’s has won numerous national marketing awards and international product development awards. Tim is passionate about ecologically sustainable wealth-creation in the Rhode Island agricultural sector.