Lake Worth, Florida-based Green Life Farms has hired Donald Grandmaison as general manager of its Babcock Ranch facility. Grandmaison brings more than 20 years of experience to the role. Most recently, he served as sales and marketing manager for BrightFarms/Lef Farms Corp.
Grandmaison joins Green Life Farms’ team with experience growing sales revenue, developing methods for forecasting, coordinating supply and demand and maintaining farm fertility and greenhouse systems. He was recognized as a “40 under 40 Rising Leader in the Food Industry” in both 2017 and 2019.
With more than 20 years of experience in greenhouse farming and a bachelor’s degree in environmental horticulture, Grandmaison brings a combination of education and experience to Green Life Farms. In his role at BrightFarms/Lef Farms Corp., Grandmaison developed his comprehensive sales strategy for retail partners, coordinated supply and demand from six locations, and led quarterly strategy meetings.
Prior to BrightFarms, he served as the program and product specialist for Pleasant View Garden where he won four “Make a Difference” awards, and general manager of Dimond Hill Farm where he created crop planning, harvest projections and oversaw day to day operations.
Green Life Farms operates state-of-the-art hydroponic greenhouses in Lake Worth and Punta Gorda, Florida. Another 11 additional facilities are currently in construction or development, for a total of 5.2 million square feet of greenhouses planned.
Green Life Farms sells leafy greens at more than 300 grocery stores, specialty markets and restaurants across Florida and internationally. Green Life Farms product offerings include basil, chives, cilantro, dill, mint, parsley, oregano, rosemary, sage, tarragon, thyme, butterhead lettuce, baby romaine, baby arugula, baby kale, baby spinach and farmer’s blend.
Green Life Farms’ process combines technology with agricultural best practices to grow leafy greens with a focus on sustainability, energy efficiency and environmental responsibility. Its produce is cultivated in clean, nutrient-rich oxygenated water in state-of-the-art greenhouses. Greens are harvested and packaged in a controlled environment to create produce year-round and delivered locally to ensure freshness and a small carbon footprint.
For more information, visit GreenLifeFarms.ag.