Greenhouse Resource and Extension Assistance Team (GREAT) envisions the growth of an Alberta Greenhouse Crop Industry that is competitive and sustainable.


The team exists to fulfil the improved technology and information transfer needs of the Alberta Greenhouse Crops Industry in the 21st century. The members are committed to helping the industry become competitive and sustainable in terms of production of quality crops and increased profitability.


  • Increase grower's capabiliy to manage risk
  • Provide high quality, practical and timely publications
  • Improve competitiveness of growers through information transfer by workshops, seminars and on-site visits
  • Provide technological solutions to the industry through research
  • Provide critical information and know-how to growers in all aspects of greenhouse crop production
  • Encourage organic methods of production and emphasize value added aspects of the industry