Women on the farm

The women who own Ebb & Flow Farm near Ashland are winning awards and branching out   What do you call two smart, spunky, funny women who create a cannabis farm and deal with a saturated recreational market by moving … Continued

East Fork Cultivars keeps evolving

  If there’s one thing that is noticeable when talking with Mason Walker, chief executive of East Fork Cultivars, a CBD-focused grow in Takilma, it’s his transparency. The level at which he explains things — whether about the company’s cultivation … Continued

Role of cannabis in the Rogue Valley’s agriculture scene discussed

Southern Oregon cannabis growers are now an important part of an agricultural community that includes wine grapes, pears and other commodities, and fitting into the neighborhood brings challenges. About 30 people gathered at the Medford library July 11 to discuss … Continued

Cannabis growers turn to hemp as market for CBD explodes

  A glut of legal weed is driving Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous growers to start pivoting to buzz-free hemp to make ends meet. “Word on the street is everybody thinks hemp’s the new gold rush,” … Continued

Grow your own

If you can grow tomatoes, you can grow pot. It involves a few more steps, but we’ll walk you through them and keep cannabis cultivation as easy on your wallet as possible. You can grow a fairly chunky cannabis plant … Continued

High Hopes

On a frosty night in December 2016, James Bowman was alone and overcome with exhaustion. The cannabis grower had worked hard all day processing plants at his BlueSky Gardens near Wimer, lacking the money to keep his crew on hand … Continued