Cannabis producers in Ontario are looking to gobble up greenhouse space including one in Ottawa. But the owner of Suntech Greenhouses has so far said no thanks. Suntech Greenhouses has a massive operation growing tomatoes and other vegetables in Manotick on Doyle Road.
For 20 years, the greenhouse has been Bob Mitchell's life, but there's interest in growing more than veggies there.
Mitchell says he's been approached by a few cannabis producers anxious to scoop up his 170-thousand square foot operation. So far, he's resisted.
“This is getting to be more of a struggle,” Mitchell says, “So don't give me an easy out.”