About us

At Galaxy Labs, our curiosity for the cosmos is matched only
by the craft in our cannabis — at connoisseur levels.

Why Galaxy Labs?

Galaxy Labs is committed to redefining high-quality craft cannabis product through strategic small batch harvests of the finest cultivars paired with proven industry-leading best practices and expertise to enhance the consumer appreciation and experience of our distinctive and desired products that all can enjoy. Driven by passion and shared values, Galaxy Labs will promote economic empowerment in a disproportionately impacted area through training, development, job creation, and serve as a partner to the local community through service, philanthropy, and educational initiatives while maintaining transparency and profitability for the benefit of all stakeholders.

Our Story

Rick & Michelle Ringold

Galaxy Labs, LLC was founded in 2020 by a husband-and-wife team. Galaxy Labs, LLC is the first Independent/Social Equity Craft Grower to go live in Illinois. Our owners are from Illinois and grew up in impacted areas and have overcome many challenges. Over 96% of Galaxy is owned by Minorities & Women (82.50% Black; 51% Veteran-owned, 33.25% Women and 11% Hispanic). The Galaxy Team is committed to community and economic development as well as being examples of how social equity inclusion can be a win for everyone!!!

Community Involvement

Olive Harvey College Student Tour

Galaxy Labs is committed to positively engaging with the community including specifically the underserved and disproportionately impacted areas most affected by the war on drugs. This includes targeted hiring events, job training, educational seminars, charitable donations, and philanthropy.

Galaxy Labs is actively engaged with several local community colleges within the area including Olive-Harvey College’s cannabis studies program. As part of these engagements, Galaxy offers program and curriculum advisory support, donation of various supplies and equipment, offering presentations on industry topics, and direct engagement through hands on learning sessions with the students.

As part of the greater effort of community involvement, Galaxy Labs is also assisting in the development of the community including the formation and continued support of community sponsored agriculture programs. Galaxy’s staff will also participate in community service events where time and resource can be given to help assist in bettering the community.

State of the art facility

Even as a start-up craft grow business, Galaxy has not cut corners in establishing an advanced Galaxy Labs facility with cutting-edge equipment and technology. Galaxy Labs cultivates high-quality craft cannabis with proprietary and bespoke genetics at their state-of-the-art controlled environment indoor facility.
Galaxy’s facility also hosts the most sophisticated racking technology available. The investment made by Galaxy to establish its new facility in Richton Park’s town center was substantial and comes during a time of both  enhanced development activity in the Village as well as intentional planning for the community’s future. The craft cannabis facility will result in over 45 new jobs.

Galaxy Labs Craft

Redefining high-quality craft cannabis.