When EOS Farms launched into the Massachusetts cannabis industry more than two years ago, they had a beautiful vision, a supportive board of investors, and a differentiated business plan to grow the best outdoor cannabis in the Northeast.
There were a lot of skeptics when it came to growing outdoors in Massachusetts. In fact, the first year’s crop came up short. So when they pulled a full bounty of plants with big, beautiful buds out of the ground this past fall, it did not go unnoticed by the industry.
Of course, this year, it’s a new set of marketplace challenges like inflation and a plummeting price per pound for cannabis across the state. All the same, they’re beating the odds.
Why grow outdoors in Massachusetts? "For one, those indoor grow facilities cost a fortune to build, not to mention they lack a certain character - soul if you will - in an industry where such deficiencies translate directly into the quality of the final product. In the case of corporate cannabis, indoor grow operations are reliable but produce a flat, featureless product."
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