Meet the Team of Goffle Brook Farms

Donna Dorsey of Goffle Brook FarmsDonna grew up in the business. She has taken classes in horticulture and is also a Master Gardener. Her specialties are lawn care and container gardening.

Employees are a company’s greatest asset – they’re your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus, and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company’s mission. The magic formula that successful businesses have discovered is to treat customers like guests and employees like people.

At Goffle Brook Farms, Kurt and I wouldn’t ask any of our employees to do anything we wouldn’t do. And we work as hard, if not harder than the rest of the staff, to set an example. We also believe in giving our employees a lot of room to be creative and to express themselves. Pay attention to those employees who respectfully ask why. They are demonstrating an interest in their jobs and exhibiting a curiosity that could eventually translate into leadership ability.

It’s better to grow your employees, steer them into a place that they can learn and succeed, and want to work hard and be loyal, than to have a revolving door of employees. That’s demoralizing. If there is such a thing as good leadership, it is to give a good example.

“Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers.”

Our Valuable Team Members

Jenny is the heart of the store! Come in most days and Jenny will greet you with her lovely English accent.
Mickey is like a sponge. Mickey knows a lot about the plants and he is great at helping the customers mix and match plants. He is in his last year of college!
Alex Morill
Alex MorillAssistant Mgr.
Alex has been with Goffle Brook 3 yrs. He currently goes to William Paterson College, majoring in Environmental Science. Our “Go-to” guy for perennials and plants!
Steve6 Years
Steve is an avid gardener himself and loves to assist customers in their plant selections.
William30 Years
We have a camera shy employee. However, he’s been with us so long he can tell you almost anything about us and/or our product.
Kurt30 Years / Co-Owner
Kurt is responsible for all of the beautiful flowers at Goffle Brook Farm. 90% of what we have are hand picked by Kurt. Kurt also has a vast knowledge of annuals.

“The way your employees feel is the way your customers will feel. And if your employees don’t feel valued, neither will your customers.”

Kurt Dorsey, Goffle Brook Farms

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