Autumn Karcey is the President of Cultivo, Inc., an engineering and design firm specializing in industry specific solutions for indoor cannabis cultivation facilities and greenhouses. Cultivo’s innovations aim to streamline agricultural productivity without sacrificing quality. Cultivo, Inc. also manufactures state-of-the-art custom fabricated equipment and automation technologies specific to large-scale cannabis cultivation. 

Over the past 14 years, Karcey has honed her skills in many aspects of the legal cannabis industry. As a leading cultivator of medicinal cannabis for over a decade, Karcey became passionate about creating optimal indoor environments in which cannabis can be grown in a healthy, stable manner, free of pests and pathogens without the use of harmful pesticides and chemicals. After 10+ years of R & D, Karcey combined her background of indoor cultivation and facility design methodologies in order to create a truly innovative environment that is rare in the medical cannabis industry.

Karcey takes a logical, consistent, and scientific approach when she designs cultivation sites. She combines the use of modern clean room technology, industrial agricultural equipment, custom fabricated equipment, high-end security systems and sensor systems in order to create world-class facilities of enduring value.

To date, Karcey has built, designed and consulted on facilities in over 10 states and in Canada. Karcey’s current designs include a 60,000 square foot facility on the Big Island of Hawaii, 23 acres across California, as well as projects in Arizona, Nevada, Oregon and Washington. Together, Karcey and her team of industry specific professionals—comprised of architects, engineers, cultivators and scientists—work to provide aid and understanding of indoor and greenhouse cultivation operations.