Artisinal cheese maker goes underground in Hartsville

December 9, 2007

Perhaps the most elaborate underground marijuana-growing facility–make that the former weed-growing facility in Tennessee–has been auctioned to Roth Käse USA LTD, an artisinal cheesemaker based in Wisconsin.

As detailed in the Nashville Tennessean, the company bought seven acres of land near Hartsville. The real prize, however, was an “improved cave” some 90 feet down containing rooms as long as a football field. While this hall of the marijuana king didn’t exactly work out for him, it should prove ideal to age the kinds of cheeses made by Roth Käse.

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