He Left His Job At Kellogg’s HQ To Become A Commercial Cannabis Farmer In Springfield

Craig Cunningham always wanted to be a farmer.

“I never knew it would be this type of indoor farming,” he said.

Cunningham worked the past eight years for the Kellogg Co. as a senior business intelligence analyst. During that time, he was also a licensed medical marijuana caregiver.

This summer, the Athens, Michigan native left his corporate job to help launch Munchy Farms LLC, a licensed Class A medical cannabis grower. It is currently the only marijuana facility in the city of Springfield.

“I started to look at this and was like, ‘It’s a bunch of stoners doing this,’” Cunningham said of the cannabis farming industry. “I actually have (consumer packaged goods) experience. I started looking at it from that angle and realized it’s a cash cow. If you do everything right, follow the laws, stick to it, I think you can really do something with it.”

– Read the entire article at Battle Creek Enquirer.

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