CAN (BC): Vertical farming for cannabis gets trial run

A Langley-based cannabis firm is looking to build the community’s first vertical farm for growing industrial hemp.

Zenabis, which merged with longtime Langley greenhouse firm Bevo last year, has received a hemp cultivation license from Health Canada, with growing to take place in Langley, Pitt Meadows, and Aldergrove facilities.

“We expect the seed to come in this week,” said Leo Benne, chief growing officer for Zenabis.

A small portion of that seed will be planted not in one of the greenhouses facilities, but in a converted shipping container, as a test on whether cannabis can be vertically farmed.

Read more at the Aldergrove Star (Matthew Claxton)


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