Greenjeans Farms held a preliminary discussion at Wednesday’s Selectboard meeting to introduce a proposed cannabis cultivation facility at 149 Christian Lane, which is currently the location of Long Plain Farm.
The facility still has many hoops to jump through before it is approved, but Wednesday’s discussion served as an opportunity for residents to learn about the company’s plans.
Greenjeans Farms General Manager Julia Beauchemin said the company plans to have a family-managed “craft cannabis cooperative.”
“We started with the mission of giving Western Mass. farmers a chance to participate in the cannabis industry,” Beauchemin said. “We’d love to be able to submit our state application in September.”
Beauchemin said the farm’s current design “fits in with the agricultural character of Whately,” and limited construction of a new greenhouse and storage warehouse will be needed.
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