Nick Liberati just graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in horticulture — and he wants in on the Michigan marijuana industry. For the 25-year-old Allen Park resident, a job with the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service wasn’t quite cutting it.
Thursday morning, he was among 575 job applicants looking for a job with Green Peak Innovations, a medical marijuana mega farm poised to open just southwest of Lansing. “It’s a new industry,” Liberati said. “I would like to get started on the ground floor.”
Green Peak Innovations is looking to become a giant in the medical marijuana industry in Michigan. The company just finished construction on its research and development center on Jolly Road in Lansing, and will launch its indoor grow operation in Windsor Township at Harvest Park Dec. 10 — and that’s just the beginning.
The company is working to control all aspects of production — from seed to sale —