Michelle Smith is a Technologist for the Commercial Cannabis Production Program with Niagara College, where she helped to implement the current cannabis growing containers for the academic/teaching crops. She has expertise in plant and greenhouse production, growing trials, plant analysis, and plant nutrient needs. Michelle joined Niagara College in 2014 as an instructor for several courses within the School of Environment and Horticulture Studies.
Since joining Research & Innovation as a Research Lead, she has provided support and leadership to a number of Research Assistants in multiple areas, including growing trials, crop health troubleshooting, data collection, greenhouse crop care, landscape maintenance, and garden oversight. She holds a Bachelor degree (Hon) from the Niagara Parks Commission School of Horticulture (2000).