Grower 1 is an organic grower from British Columbia. He spent 5 years studying university biology and was a member of the biology coop. This meant that he would go to school for 4 months and then work in the 'field' for four months (called a work term). Plant physiology, entomology, and plant genetics were specific fields of interest. Work terms included working for Safers Soap and Applied Bionomics with pest management. This involved studying predatory bugs and insecticidal soaps. He also worked for the Ministry of Forests in their breeding program and pest management departments. He has now working independantly doing his own private research.
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