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Come visit us in Toronto, May 27-29 as we host our 9th Conference and Expo just minutes from the airport at the Delta by Marriott Toronto Airport Convention Centre. Don't miss out on Canada's largest collection of growers, retailers and brands.

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Edmonton, AB, September 29 - Oct. 1, 2024

We are look forward to hosting our 10th Conference and Expo downtown at the Edmonton Convention Centre. Don't miss out on Canada's largest collection of growers, retailers and brands.

Previous Speaking Engagements at Grow Up:
2021 Niagara Falls | 2022 Niagara Falls | 2022 Victoria BC | 2023 Alberta

Genevieve Newton

Genevieve is the Head Grower & Director of Cultivation at Stewart Farms. She is transplanted to the East Coast of Canada, from Alberta. She grew up around southern Saskatchewan, moving to Edmonton Alberta in summer 2003 to finish her social work studies at the U of A. After retiring from social work in the summer of 2018, she jumped right into the newly forming legal cannabis industry. Today she is successfully managing the Stewart Farms aquaponics-living soil facility in St. Stephen, NB as well as 4 partnered micro-cultivation sites in New Brunswick & Nova Scotia.

She has won multiple awards for her craft cannabis and was most recently honoured at the 2022 Grow up Conference & Expo in Niagara. Stewart Farms and her chosen cultivar Daily Grape won 3rd place in Canada’s first legal Cannabis Cup. Previously a Cup winner at Hempfest Canada 2021 for growing the highest CBD flower, highest THC flower as well as placing 1st for Top Female Grower. She has facilitated numerous educational podcasts and info sessions, and spend her free time teaching, mentoring and consulting others in cannabis cultivation, infusions and consumption.

She is an impassioned believer in growing for business and pleasure, and to date has grown over 300 different cannabis cultivars. She is truly invested in helping create safe places and safe communities for cannabis industry workers and enthusiasts. She is constantly striving to grow and develop the best craft cannabis on the Canadian market and change the negative way people still think about cannabis today.