He was born in Plattsburgh and raised in Keeseville. Hackett attended AuSable Valley Central School and then Paul Smiths College.
He began work as a mason after college and started Hackett’s Masonry in 1997. His wife, Sarah, is a professor at Plattsburgh State.
They met in Dec. 1998 and were married in February 1999. He said you can just tell when you’ve met the right one.
Grow Buddies is open from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday. Cash, checks, Visa and MasterCard are accepted.
“With every purchase comes a green thumb. It’s that easy,” Hackett said.
For more information, call 324-GROW (4769).
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