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Marijuana industry searches for large spaces to grow crops

#1

Reflections from sunny Canada. Where the market is getting turbulent… What have growers etc in other locations found following legalization. What is the demand for space like?

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#2

Chocolate factory turned grow operation? That has to be the best-smelling building in the history of the planet.

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#3

They even grow Chocolope there! Willy Wonka would be proud…

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#4

In the US, Arizona is a unique state in that it doesn’t restrict grow operation sizes. Some of the largest in the US are here in AZ.

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#5

This one has just been announced here… 800,000 square feet. How do the large operations size up in the States?

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#6

Copperstate Farms is 40 acres… or 1,742,400 square feet.

There’s another one near Gilbert that’s 9 acres.

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#7

How do they get around inside greenhouses of that size? Do they have bicycles or scooters?

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#8

That makes an interesting point - what are the largest Indoor, Greenhouse, and Outdoor operations? There are a number of massive greenhouse operations in Canada as well - more coming.

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#9

FYI, we’ve got an article in the works about the largest operations in North America. Keep an eye out. :wink:

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