Canada’s New 800,000 Square-Foot Greenhouse will Produce Over 200,000 Pounds of Weed Every Year
The world’s biggest grow-op has officially broken ground on 30 acres of federal land next to the Edmonton International Airport.
The world’s largest cannabis cultivation facility officially broke ground this week, with a ceremony at the 30-acre stretch of land that will soon be a center for canadian cannabis just minutes away from the Edmonton International Airport. The grow-op, dubbed Aurora Sky, will encompass 800,000 square-feet and, once complete, be able to produce upwards of 200,000 pounds of cannabis per year.
According to the Edmonton Journal, the facility, owned and operated by Aurora Cannabis, is already partially constructed, with pre-engineered modules imported from the Netherlands making up the enormous structure. For Aurora executive vice-president Cam Battley, the stadium-sized greenhouse is just the first step in revolutionizing Edmonton’s place in Canada’s impending legalization boom.
“It’s astonishing. We’re building the country’s largest cannabis facility on 30 acres of federal land,” Battley said. “If you add all these things…