As pot growers snatch up Monterey greenhouses, prices go through the roof

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In the Salinas Valley, old greenhouses sat vacant for years after the cut flower business shifted to Latin America. Now marijuana growers are snatching up those same greenhouses. The area’s balance of sunshine and ocean breezes is perfect for growing weed.

Credits

Guest:
Chuck Allen - real estate agent in the Salinas Valley, working with marijuana growers

Host:
Madeleine Brand

Producers:
Sarah Sweeney, Anna Scott, Jolie Myers, Christian Bordal, Amy Ta, Michell Eloy