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California-based greenhouse grower Pete's will invest $18 million and create 15 jobs in Peach County, GA.


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California-based greenhouse grower Pete's will invest $18 million and create 15 jobs in Peach County, GA.

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Latest: Pete’s Opening First Eastern U.S. Indoor Farming Facility In Georgia - California-based greenhouse grower Pete's will invest $18 million and create 15 jobs in Peach County, GA.

Pete’s Opening First Eastern U.S. Indoor Farming Facility In Georgia

California-based greenhouse grower Pete's will invest $18 million and create 15 jobs in Peach County, GA.

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