Green Leaf plans to open its first satellite dispensary at 11190 W. Broad St., which is in the Shoppes of Best Buy shopping center. (Jack Jacobs photo)

The spot where hungry Short Pump shoppers used to go for Colonel Sanders’ secret blend of herbs and spices will soon be dishing out an herb of a different sort.

Green Leaf Medical, the Maryland-based company that built and runs the Richmond region’s first and thus far only medical cannabis production facility on the city’s Southside, inked a lease earlier this week for its first satellite retail dispensary in the area.

The company is taking over 11190 W. Broad St., a standalone building in the Shoppes of Best Buy that was most recently home to a combined KFC and Long John Silver’s.

Green Leaf hopes to open the dispensary, which will feature two drive-thrus, in about four months. The dispensary will also have walk-in service and on-site pharmacists, and will make deliveries.

Green Leaf CEO Phil Goldberg expects the company will spend $500,000 to $600,000 to build out the dispensary, and said the drive-thru would be a boon for patients’ ability to access

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