Baked in Humboldt by Rachel Schmidt

Baked in Humboldt by Rachel Schmidt

“Some people really do rely on having that chocolate at the end of the day,” Schmidt says. “It’s no different than someone who has their beer, cocktail, doobie, whatever.” Gazing across an array of meticulously decorated medical candies produced by Rachel Schmidt, you’d never guess her first food job was in a butcher shop. Her knack for creative sugary confections is innate amid her diverse background and deep understanding of food. She just can’t help…

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Elk Ridge Holistic

Elk Ridge Holistic

“Their personal involvement with their patient has manifested a program in which they make it possible for people with terminal illnesses, or who are especially in need, to receive their products for free.” Off-roaders whizz along a span of terrain overlooking the mountains and redwoods in the heart of Humboldt County, California where the Eel River runs serpentine miles below. Goats munch on cannabis leaves, children and workers tend to pigs and horses, and in…

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Humboldt Integrated Cannabis

Humboldt Integrated Cannabis

Innovative cultivation practices are starting to emerge on the cannabis market. One Humboldt County collective, with the help of the iGrow system, has already begun taking the steps towards running a successful, controlled, hands free operation. Humboldt Integrated Cannabis (HIC), a local cooperative comprised of three team members, is using a model of greenhouse entirely controlled and manipulated by a computer system. The group is working with iGROW, who designed the system, to explore a…

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