The marijuana business in Berkshire County is booming and a Great Barrington dispensary has been recognized by one of the country's most prestigious magazines, not for it's product, but for it's style.

Farnsworth Fine Cannabis has made the list of the 12 Most Stylish Dispensaries in the Country by Architectural Digest. If you're out of the lifestyle magazine loop, AD is basically the bible of architecture and interior design. To be featured on the cover, or even in the periodical at all,

Located at 126 Main Street in downtown Great Barrington, Farnsworth Fine Cannabis bills itself as a luxury dispensary whose interior echoes that sentiment.

Here's what Architectural Digest had to say about southern Berkshire County's newest, but perhaps most glamourous pot shop:


Dynamic duo Adam Lippes and Alexander Farnsworth enlisted London-based architect Simon Aldridge to design their 2,000-square-foot Berkshires outpost. Equal parts masculine and feminine, the classic yet modern space pays homage to Rome’s iconic Colosseo Quadrato. The Italian-inspired architecture is especially evident in the 78 arched oak wood vitrines


The innovative roots of the Farnsworth family dates back to the early 20th century when Philo Taylor Farnsworth, great uncle to the dispensary's founders, was an American inventor and television pioneer who, according to the Farnsworth website, made many crucial contributions to the early development of all-electronic television. In 1927 "his invention of the first fully functional all-electronic image pickup device (video camera tube), the image dissector, as well as the first fully functional and complete all-electronic television system."

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