Greenhouse plan

An initial rendering of the Berlin greenhouse facility proposed by North Country Growers LLC in 2018.

BERLIN — North Country Growers LLC has finalized the purchase of 172 acres of city land on East Milan Road, where it plans to build a $58 million hydroponic greenhouse complex that would employ 80 people and annually produce 15 million salad units and eight million pounds of tomatoes.

A subsidiary of American Ag Energy of Boston, North Country Growers has been working since 2017 with the city and the Berlin Industrial Development and Park Authority to buy the land that would he home to two, 10-acre each greenhouses.