Head Grower - Guelph

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GoodLeaf Farms is a multi-level vertical farming company that produces clean and nutritious leafy greens and herbs 365 days a year. We believe in delivering safe, healthy food to Canadian families year-round. We have farms in Guelph, Ontario, Truro, Nova Scotia and are in the process of growing in other provinces.

GoodLeaf Farms is searching for a Head Grower to join our team. This is a hands-on leadership role that will involve varied hours from time to time along with working off-shifts. This position will be based in Guelph, Ontario.

The Head Grower is responsible for the implementation and improvement of all growing related tasks. This is a leadership opportunity with a number of diverse duties which include but not limited to the following:


  • The safe, efficient execution, continual improvement and development of growing activities;

  • Ensuring growing quality and quantity continues to exceed customers expectations;

  • Make recommendations to the operations team on solutions as they pertain to plant care and quality;

  • Mitigate crop risk through development and capacity building of processes and procedures;

  • Identify potential crop issues and facilitate corrective measures;

  • Communicate to the operations team any crop concerns and mitigation action recommendations;

  • Other duties and requirements as assigned by the Operations Lead and the business requirements

Hours and Workdays:

This job will have a 5-day work week schedule however weekends and evenings will be required as needed.


The successful applicant will have proven competencies and personality traits and will display the following:

  • Positive attitude and fit;

  • Hard worker who can plan ahead and implement assigned growing tasks;

  • Attention to detail and strong observational skills;

  • Operational focus with a strong business acumen;

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;

  • Strong knowledge of farming including planting, irrigating, soil analysis, fertilization application, plant nutrition, climate control and harvesting;

  • Ability to work in a collaborative manner in a grow environment;

  • Strong interpersonal and verbal skills;

  • Strong research skills with the ability to develop and improve product continually.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Formal education in Agriculture, Plant Science or a related field;

  • Must have grower experience and must be eager and excited about hands on work;

  • Ability and eagerness to educate others and lead by example.

  • Experience in Growing/Horticulture: 3 years (Preferred)

We pride ourselves in having a great team, who understands the importance of locally produced food and growing a great product. 

Want to join us? Interested candidates are asked to submit their resumes via email to Dalia Dajani, HR Director at

Indoor Farm Staff (Not suitable for students)

GoodLeaf Farms in Guelph, Ontario is hiring!

Indoor Farm Staff Needed---Multiple Production Worker positions available

GoodLeaf Farms has a brand new indoor farm facility based in Guelph, OntarioAt GoodLeaf Farms we are focused on producing local and ultra-fresh greens, without pesticides using efficient vertical farming.

We are seeking Indoor Farm staff (Production Workers) to join our team. We are looking for the following:

  • Someone that is up for working on their feet in a fast-paced work environment with a variety of tasks;

  • Physically fit, detail-oriented, and a fast learner;

  • Reliable and highly efficient;

  • Someone with high emphasis and awareness on food and people safety;

  • Flexible to cover day shifts, afternoon-shifts and weekend shifts as needed;

  • We offer $16/hour in addition to a comprehensive benefit package for individual or families

Come join us! Please submit resumes through Indeed

Job Type: Full-time


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