Article written for the Michigan Cannabis Industry Association’s magazine, 2021 second issue. (PDF)
Anyone who’s ever been tempted by a project to go all the way on it, expense be damned, will appreciate what Dori Edwards is doing.
She’s going “all in” on her vision of creating a net-zero grow facility. Her plan is to build a super-clean pharmaceutical-grade grow facility that demonstrates sustainability in every one of its 25,000 square feet, from the heating and cooling system to the materials that make up the building itself.
The architectural plans call for the latest, state-of-the-art tools available to offset carbon emissions and create a clean, LEED-certified operating environment. It’s akin to someone deciding to build, say, a podcast studio and, rather than starting off with tentative steps and mid-grade equipment, buying the most cutting-edge cameras and gadgets on offer. …