While our founder was on the east coast in January, networking with groups like Medicinal Genomics, he witnessed the “Bomb Cyclone”. With temperatures below zero, winds that cut through the body, and ice covering the streets it was a good time to stay inside! We were experiencing quite the opposite in the Sierra Nevada mountains; more and kayaking and hiking than skiing and bundling up by the fire.
Have you ever thought about what’s under your feet as you walk through the forest? An entire world and ecosystem is right below you, at all times! To better understand and relate to that ecosystem, picture your nervous system. The central nervous system (brain and spinal cord) and peripheral nervous system serve as the bodies internal gauge of our reality.
California will implement adult-use cannabis in 2018. However, legalization at the state level left a lot of work at the local level. Each community has the opportunity to write its own regulations. Nevada County recently put together a Community Advisory Group (CAG) to help guide us forward as California legalizes cannabis.
I’ve worked on a farm before. From an organic produce and herb farm in the hills near Nevada City to an impressive cannabis farm up the northern coast, I know what it’s like to get dirty, smelly, sticky and baking hot in that unrelenting California sun. I have enjoyed the fruits of my labor, experienced sore feet and the overwhelming sense of satisfaction after a long day’s work.
A Medicine Box team favorite, Gold Country Afgoo found its identity within Nevada County’s Gold Country. The Mediterranean climate with wet, cool, rainy winters and hot summers distinguish this growing appellation in the undulating Sierra Nevada...
As another season of cultivation unravels before us in Nevada County, we farmers have battled a rather long winter and unstable spring, filled with inclement weather derived from an El Nino year.