Rachel Edwards, MSc
Research and Development Manager, Statehouse Holdings
After graduating with her M.Sc. degree in Horticulture from NC State University, Rachel Edwards began her career at SunMed Growers in Maryland as a propagation specialist focused on large scale production of Cannabis Sativa. She continued her career in Colorado with Altman Plants in a 32-acre floriculture greenhouse as a propagation section grower. Then she re-entered the cannabis industry for a position as research and development manager with Statehouse Holdings in California. Now she is pioneering the research and development program focused on improving cultivation and post-harvest practices, as well as managing relationships with breeders and trialing new cannabis varieties.