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The company was registered as an LLC with the Colorado Secretary of State's office in November 2015 and obtained its Industrial Hemp Certification the following March. Green Mart then began to grow its operations and, in the Summer of 2016, initiated cultivation of nine unique hemp strains. The first crops were grown in three locations: a large industrial facility in Colorado Springs and two separate outdoor farming operations near Pueblo. By this time, the indoor facility had been remodeled by Spring Water Development LLC to maximize the efficiency of our hemp processing. The 2016 growing season was a success and, with the help of two chemists, the company was able to begin perfecting its strains and increasing its crop yields.
A severe hail storm in 2017 proved to be both a test and a learning lesson for Green Mart, but the quality and yields of the crop continued to increase. By this time, the company had narrowed its strains to the six that were determined to be of superior quality.
In 2018, the “Hail Mary” strain (named because its seed had come from the haildamaged crop of July 2017) was developed by crossbreeding all six of the
remaining high-quality strains. The resulting strain — which is both potent and resilient — yielded significant amounts of seed for planting in 2019.
Green Mart now utilizes 410 acres to grow its hemp, along with its 41,000-squarefoot indoor facility where it also does its processing. Of that land, 70 acres consist of "clones" while the remaining 340 acres are planted with seed — all produced by the company.