A Southern California marijuana company is teaming with a rural water projects developer to start growing hemp in the Mojave Desert.
Glass House Farms of Carpinteria, California, said it created a joint venture with water developer Cadiz Inc. to grow 60 acres of hemp starting next month in the town of Cadiz in rural San Bernardino County.
Cadiz and Glass House Farms said the venture will be a 50-50 split but offered no other financial details.The joint venture will be called SoCal Hemp Co.
The companies said the Cadiz hemp farm could expand to 9,600 acres.
Published: August 1, 2019