Our Story

From science to seed to soil, we’re growing a better world.

Who We Are

We’re growing a new industry.

We’re a diverse group of biotech researchers, plant scientists and modern farming experts working together to grow the highest performing hemp and other high-value crops. We’re taking on the challenges of this new frontier and creating solutions that pave the way for increased profitability and sustainability. Together, we’re working to reinvent the industry and grow a better future. Meet Our Team

What We Do

The most important part of bioscience isn’t the science. It’s the farmer.

The farmer is at the center of everything we do. From R&D to field-testing, our scientific discoveries revolve around what farmers need. We don’t just provide quality plants and seeds; we roll up our sleeves and get our hands dirty. We strive for success by developing innovations that grow crops, grow investments and grow opportunities. And if we can do all that for one farm, we can do it for the world

Grower focused.

Made for farmers.

By investing in the success of farmers, we are investing in the sustainability of the industry.


We have over 200 years of agricultural & horticultural experience, plus over 100 years of R&D experience.

Intellectual Property

We have built a strong intellectual property portfolio, protecting our hard work and innovations.

Grower Focus

We help farmers achieve higher returns with reduced risk. We know that when farmers succeed, we all succeed.

Recent Investors

Join Us

We are always looking for talented people who believe in what we are building. Discover the current opportunities available to join our team.

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Global Reach

We see this as a global industry and are here to help.


Research & Development
Breeding Facility


Plant Services
Production Greenhouse
Field Trials
Tissue Culture Lab
Sales & Distribution


Production Greenhouse
Field Trials
Tissue Culture Lab
Sales & Distribution
Research & Development
Breeding Facility


Field Trials
Sales & Distribution


Field Trials
Sales & Distribution


Field Trials
Sales & Distribution


Production Greenhouse
Sales & Distribution


Meet Our Team

Our vision of growing a better world starts with people who all believe in the opportunity to apply creativity, hard work, and innovation to high value crops - plants that we believe positively impact the world.

Chris Driessen

Chief Executive Officer

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Reggie Gaudino, Ph.D.

Vice President of Research & Development

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Research & Development

Chris Zalewski, Ph.D.

Director of Research, Plant Sciences

Keith Allen, Ph.D.

Director of Bioinformatics

Thomas Blank, Ph.D.

Director of Data Analytics

Caleb King

Director of Process Development

Anthony Torres

Molecular Biology Lab Director

Chris Pauli

Research Scientist II

Agronomy & Horticulture

Carolina Sarmiento

Tissue Culture Production Lab Manager

Scientific Advisory Board

Cristobal Uauy, Ph.D.

Project Leader, John Innes Center

Dario Cantu, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, UC Davis

Jason Argyris, Ph.D.

Centre for Research in Ag Genomics

Todd Jones, Ph.D.

Dir of Ag Research, Dupont Pioneer

Kymron De Cesare, Rev. Dr.

R&D Advisor, Phytochemistry

Robert Marc Givens, Ph.D.

Technical Writer, Front Range Biosciences

Don Land

R&D Advisor, Analytical Chemistry

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