The property at 198 Mill Village Road may house a cannabis cultivation facility three years after a previous host community agreement was approved. The catch, however, is it will be under the ownership of a different company.
The town entered a host community agreement with Sun Mass Inc. for a cannabis cultivation facility in 2018, and the Planning Board approved both a special permit and site plan review in 2019, but the company found it would be unable to proceed with the project and started seeking buyers for the property, which was previously owned by Pioneer Gardens.
Enter Ember Gardens, a delivery and retail cannabis company from eastern Massachusetts that is searching for a cultivation facility in the western part of the state.
“We were looking across the commonwealth to find the most ideal home in an agricultural sort of setting in a farming community,” said Shane Hyde, Ember Gardens’ CEO. “For us it was a match made in heaven, and we moved forward with Sun Mass.”
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