Michael Dean is widely considered a pioneer in the world of organic fertilizer and natural soil amendments. He founded Gaia Green Products Ltd. with the intent of improving our understanding of the soils we rely on and the impact our management practices have on our food quality and the environment around us. For three decades Gaia Green has supported farmers, home gardeners and professionals throughout the horticultural industry across Canada, with the largest selection of organic fertilizers and natural soil amendments. Gaia Green has been widely used by cannabis growers in the Kootenays of BC and is considered to have profoundly benefited the regions success in this industry.
Michael co-founded the Boundary Organic Producers Association, BOPA, a bioregional organic certification body in the Southern Interior of British Columbia and has supported the development of our Canadian organic standards with regards to allowable fertilizers and soil amendments. He is unwaveringly passionate about integrity and innovation in the organic nutrient market and continues to develop systems and products which are constantly improving Canadian horticulture. His latest innovation, UCann Organics, is specifically designed for cannabis production. Michael recently merged Gaia Green Products Ltd. with Greenstar Plant Products Inc. to share his passion globally.