I don't see any way for a small grower to succeed in a legal market- after all its just a plant like tomatoes, basil, oranges, ect... You don't see any farmers running a business with 60 tomato plants no matter how good it is. Trout was right, there will always be a market for premier indoors but honestly the large warehouse people are growing top shelf already and doing it for much lower costs than a small op could.
That being said- in business the theory is called "value added products". This is where you turn a commodity into a unique product and that is where you stand the best chance to make your money. For example, Ocean Spray Juice is making wayyyy more money than the cranberry growers, or look at a package of beef jerky which is $0.50 worth of beef being sold for $5 at the store. Once its no longer a commodity you can earn your profit from selling uniqueness and special appeal
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