Construction Starts On $250M Ohio Greenhouse Project

WAPAKONETA — A Canadian company planning to invest $250 million to build a high-tech vegetable greenhouse operation in Wapakoneta hosted a groundbreaking ceremony today.

Golden Fresh Farms broke ground on its “state-of-the-art” greenhouses in the West Central Ohio Industrial Center near Interstate 75 and U.S. 3. The greenhouses will allow the company to grow vegetables year-round.

The company says the project will take seven to 10 years to build. The first phase of work will encompass 20 acres of land under glass and an $100 million investment.

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