Stephanie Cook

Stephanie Cook

Biography

Stephanie has been with OCN Smart Farm since its establishment in February of 2016. She started off as a grower, quickly worked her way up to the Lead Vertical Farming Technician, then the Operations Manager. Prior to working with OCN Smart Farm, she was employed with Scotiabank and OCNCFS (Child and Family Services), and is an alumnus of the government youth service program Katimavik. Having spent a lot of her time travelling and exploring the country from coast to coast she is proud of where she comes from and has always returned to her roots in Opaskwayak Cree Nation. Over the Past 6 years Stephanie has been working with the Smart Farm and has helped them grow over 75 different produce, moving from vegetables into the production of fruits in the winter of 2017. In addition to being a mother, Stephanie is also a part time university student working towards a Bachelor’s in Science in Agriculture Technology with a major in General Agriculture. Long term goals are to make Vertical Farms a reality for communities in Northern Canada especially targeting communities which are fly in or remote locations.

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