Organic Farmer Wins Best Pitch for $1 Million Cannabis Investment

An organic farmer has cleared the first hurdle in receiving $1 million to build a greenhouse to grow organic cannabis in southern Ontario.

Mike Matthews, a farmer and founder of Bella Vista Cannabis, said if everything works out, the money would be used to build a 465 sq. m (5,000 sq. ft) greenhouse to grow organic cannabis. With the investment, he said he hopes to have the first crop harvested by early 2019.

“Negotiations for any potential partnership will be coming up,” he said after being selected. “The future is unknown but hopefully bright.”

– Read the entire article at Vancouver Sun.