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Responsible for human resources at Sandy Shore Farms, Amanda Doughty has embraced not only the work ethic but the community ethic at this asparagus, bell pepper and onion operation near Port Burwell, Ontario. She is focused on the physical and mental welfare of the 200-plus temporary foreign workers from Mexico and the Caribbean.


The Grower is Digging Deeper behind the June 2024 cover story titled Building community in a global village improves retention rates <click to read> and speaking with Amanda. She shares how the two-month asparagus season is intense, but she and her team, including a Spanish-speaking Guatemalan HR assistant, do everything possible to smooth communications and improve productivity in the field.





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Submitted by Carlie Melara on 23 May 2024