Medical Cannabis Cultivation

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food and the Utah Division of Purchasing have selected eight companies to be Medical Cannabis Cultivators in Utah’s Medical Cannabis Program.  

The eight selected cultivators are listed by county:

  • Box Elder County –
    • Riverside Farms
    • Standard Wellness Utah
    • True North of Utah
    • Wholesome Ag
  • Sanpete County –
    • Dragonfly Greenhouse
  • Tooele County –
    • Tryke Companies
  • Utah County –
    • Zion Cultivars (Location #1)
  • Weber County –
    • Beehive Gardens/Harvest of Utah
    • Zion Cultivars (Location #2)

The Utah Department of Agriculture is limited on what information can be disclosed about these cultivation facilities.  Many of the companies have public websites and social media accounts with contact information and bios about the companies. 

At this time no more Cannabis Cultivation licenses are being offered. The Utah Department of Agriculture will follow 4-41a-205 and will not exceed 8 Cannabis Cultivation Facility Licenses unless all Cultivators reach their 100,000 sq. ft. grow limit, the Utah Department of Health anticipates a greater patient need, or a current company forfeits their license.

 

CULTIVATION PRODUCTION INFORMATION

Cultivators in the Utah Medical Cannabis Program used a total of 279,634 sq ft of indoor space and 4.92 acres of outdoor space growing medical cannabis in 2021.

Biomass production by all facilities in the last quarter of 2021 totaled 160,398 lbs. This was used to create products in the following categories:

  • Cannabis Flower for Transfer to a Processor for Final Sale
  • Cannabis Byproduct for Transfer to a Processor to create; Concentrates, Cartpens, Infused Edibles, and Infused Non-Edibles

 

CULTIVATION ANNUAL RENEWAL INFORMATION

Current cultivation license holders must renew their cultivation license each year at the December Cannabis Production Establishment Licensing Advisory Board meeting. All renewal documentation must be submitted no later than the documentation deadline listed below. Renewal is not considered to be complete until all applicable fees are paid and the facility’s bond is in good standing.  

2022 Board Meeting Date: December 12th, 2022 (documentation deadline November 14th, 2022)

All renewal applications and supplemental documentation must be submitted via email to Cannabis@utah.gov

 

To learn more about Utah’s Cannabis Cultivation Industry read:

For Information on how to sell Industrial Hemp Waste in the Medical Market read through R68 Sale and Transfer of Industrial Hemp Waste to Medical Cannabis Cultivators rule and review Industrial Hemp Waste Information on UDAF’s Industrial Hemp Page.