Flowers on Flowers

Flowers on Flowers

Cannabis is Classy Flowers on Flowers is a San Diego based company taking floral arrangements to new highs. Leslie Monroy, creator, founder and CEO, describes Flowers on Flowers: “It’s a collective creative florist group. I love showing off other people’s designs and abilities.” And sharing the love. Proceeds go to two charities currently, and Monroy is hunting for a third. The concept grew organically. Monroy said the idea for a bud bouquet business came to…

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POT FICTION

POT FICTION

Forever Flowers Gets Fresh with the Cannabis Community   Forever Flowers is a film project created and directed by Erin Granat, a Nor Cal transplant living in Los Angeles. The movie portrays pot and the public in a realistic light, a standalone from the token stoner comedies or hard hitting crime dramas. Blending elements of Virtual Reality (VR) and old-school storytelling, Forever Flowers offers a look into family, community, and dealing with legal weed, with the…

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The Emerald Exchange: California Green Lit Weed and Farmers are Ready with Open Jars.

The Emerald Exchange: California Green Lit Weed and Farmers are Ready with Open Jars.

The Emerald Exchange hosted its second ganja farmers market at a private ranch in Malibu, California on Nov. 12. Our team left from downtown Los Angeles that Saturday afternoon with our 215 recommendations in hand. Our first mission: fight through the mobs of presidential protests. The 101 freeway was gridlocked in both directions. Cops blocked the on ramps. Cars sat surrounded by “Not my president” chanters. Determined to shop this fall’s crop, we skirted through…

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MoonMan’s Mistress: Stone-Age Simplicity for Space-Age Stoners

MoonMan’s Mistress: Stone-Age Simplicity for Space-Age Stoners

“Everyone is different. Every bio blueprint is different. The amount of THC each person needs is different, and probably differs within that person from day-to-day. Educating ourselves, even for recreational use, is very important.” Tickets to the space station aren’t necessary because MoonMan’s Mistress has landed with cookies that will take you to the moon. Astronauts, athletes, those with food allergies, those who are health conscious or selective about potency — they’ve got you covered….

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PROP 64: To Weed or Not To Weed?

PROP 64: To Weed or Not To Weed?

Californians have another opportunity to legalize marijuana on November 8, 2016 with Proposition 64: The California Marijuana Legalization Initiative. If passed, adults over age 21 can purchase, possess and propagate plants for personal use. Recreational marijuana would be available in licensed stores for taxable sale and consumption. The proposition includes specific restrictions and safeguards to protect children, employers, drivers, consumers and growers. Voting “no” keeps recreational marijuana use, sale and cultivation illegal, but wouldn’t change…

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Dr. OGX: THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Dr. OGX: THE DOCTOR IS IN!

Photos by Edgar Frausto Meet the 2016 High Times Winner, Dr. OGX (pronounced Oh-Gee-Kush). This all-natural, cannabis-infused drink claimed First Place – Best Product at the Cannabis Concentrates Cup this January, and Dr. OGX is just getting started.   Steve Suh, President and CEO of Dr. OGX, generously shared some samples and sat down with me to discuss this new cannabis drink. There’s an Indica and a Sativa option; and doses are 50mg, 100mg, or…

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Massage Your Bod with Green Garden Gold: Do It Yourself or Have Someone Help

Massage Your Bod with Green Garden Gold: Do It Yourself or Have Someone Help

Written by  Shannon Perkins Hemp Oil – Coconut Oil Body Massage Cream Green Garden Gold’s Hemp Oil – Coconut Oil Body Massage Cream is healthy and practical, perfect for everyday use. I’ve been using this cream for the past couple of weeks for basic day-to-day moisturizing and for emergency relaxation. It absorbs easily, leaving skin soft, but not greasy. This is perhaps my favorite quality about this product, no oily hands! The cream also works quickly…

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301

301

 By Shannon Perkins | Photos by Michael Batty  Restaurant 301.  The Carter House.  The bar and lounge.  At L and 3rd in Eureka, fine, fresh dining meets Victorian-era style.  Restaurant 301 and hotel face Humboldt Bay, with views of the Carter House and the marina.  The restaurant opened in the late 1980s after Mark Carter and a small crew finished construction on a house across the street.  The Carter House was built from blueprints of…

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Secrets at the Shanty

Secrets at the Shanty

Secrets at the Shanty – Shannon Perkins | Image by Michael Batty- On 3rd and C Street in Eureka, a dive bar is serving one of the county’s best drinks, the Bloody Mary. The bartenders know their booze and make excellent drinks.  The Shanty is a place for locals and  travelers; anyone who enjoys a good drink.  Behind their green-walled exterior and neon-lit sign, you can play the jukebox, pinball, ping pong, pool, or sit…

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The Speak Easy

The Speak Easy

By Shannon Perkins | Photography by Michael Batty The Speak Easy; a place where the drinks are strong, the music is loud, and the talk is…easy. For cocktails with juice so fresh you can watch the fruit get squeezed, come to the Speak Easy.  For seasonal mulled wine, live music weekly, and an ambiance that transports you to another time and place, come to the Speak Easy.  For a dangerous chocolate experience like no other, come to the…

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