Cannabis Cleaning Process

Cannabis Cleaning Process

The most important thing to do before you begin to cook with cannabis is to clean your herb before it is infused into oil, butter, or directly into any of your food. Just as you need to clean your fruits and vegetables before you eat them to remove surface contaminants, you need to to clean your cannabis.  Here’s how:   What You’ll Need: Distilled water Tea strainer Medium/large-sized pot Bowl filled with ice water French…

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Mary Has Something to Offer Fluffy Too

Mary Has Something to Offer Fluffy Too

Introducing the CBD Gel Pen for Pets by Mary’s Nutritionals Written by Ashley Priest When it comes to the herb, Mary Jane has long been a friend of many and there are more consumption methods available today than ever before. One of the leading companies of alternative medical cannabis consumption techniques is none other than Mary’s Nutritionals. Their product line consists of CBD transdermal patches, a Charlotte’s Web Infused Topical Gel Pen, Muscle Freeze topical…

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CannaNutella Share Bread

CannaNutella Share Bread

SERVES: 8 Approximate Dosage Based on infusing 3.5gms dried/decarbed cannabis into 1 stick of butter (starting cannabis weight before dry/decarb was 7gms) 10%: 5.3mg – 15%: 8mg – 20%: 10.6mg INGREDIENTS 2 cups bread flour (sifted) 1/3 cup raw cane sugar 1 package (2 ¼ teaspoons) Active Dry Yeast ½ teaspoon Salt 2 eggs yolks 2 Tablespoons Jeff’s Light Tasting Cannabutter (melted) ¾ cup warm milk 1 ½ cups Nutella STEPS In a large bowl, use…

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Seriously Green Smoothie

Seriously Green Smoothie

When the consuming hubbub of the holidays finally tapers, it’s back to the grindstone of life. After a month of soaking up too many libations, holiday cookies and family drama, too often we start the New Year feeling slothful and drained. For a fast fix for your mind-body-spirit health, integrate this super green smoothie into your weekly routine. Packed with fiber, immune-boosting vitamins, essential proteins and medicinal cannabis, this smoothie is my go-to morning Rx….

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Two San Francisco Visionaries

Two San Francisco Visionaries

Auntie Dolores and Brownie Mary Bring Healing Remedies   Julianna Carella has had two passions since she was very young, health freedom and owning her own business. These have united beautifully as Auntie Dolores, home of delicious, health-oriented medical cannabis foods.   To Julianna, health freedom means “the right to choose how we heal our bodies and our minds,” according to the company’s website. For those of us who include cannabis in that healing, Auntie…

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NOVEMBER POT TALK – A Rosin Potpourri

NOVEMBER POT TALK – A Rosin Potpourri

Since the inception of Pot Talk back in May, 2015, I’ve primarily written about collectives with an established brand, people that want to get their names out there. But weed is still illegal, and some people choose to farm and distribute cannabis anonymously. For this edition of Pot Talk, I acquired four varieties of “rosin” from two such anonymous folks in the Southern Humboldt County community. Their aliases: “Don Benito” and “Marco Esquandolas.” Their extract…

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Product Review: ExtractCraft

Product Review: ExtractCraft

“It’s a great honor to be able to build a company that fosters health, allows the sick to heal, and most importantly, gives people the power and control of their own medicine – while escaping the grasp of big pharma.” Since using cannabis oil to put my breast cancer into remission (while doing away with 10 prescription meds) four years ago, it’s been an ongoing, proactive quest to keep the medicine of the plant in…

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Expert Joints: On The Pulse Of Pot

Expert Joints: On The Pulse Of Pot

“He aims to showcase that the industry is as diverse as the many different strains of cannabis found around the world.” There are so many different people in pot today, it’s hard to showcase them all. However, this is exactly what one individual named Craig Ex is doing. Every Thursday at 4:20 p.m. PST, Craig showcases the many individuals throughout the cannabis community by broadcasting their stories to the world on his weekly YouTube show,…

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Fire Ridge Farms

Fire Ridge Farms

In an era of oils, shatter and all things dabbable there are countless budding entrepreneurs attempting to ply their craft in this bustling new market. While recreational and medicinal users alike enjoy the advantages of concentrated cannabis, recent headlines quickly raise fire safety and health concerns. Using a hell of a lot of butane means a high risk and concerns for environmental impact as well. Thankfully, Fire Ridge Farms is the green-minded, socially conscious producer…

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Philosophy of Passion

Philosophy of Passion

Talking Trees Farms As many of you know, here at the Emerald Magazine we often provide our readers with profiles of local, independent businesses in the burgeoning cannabis industry. At times, the highfalutin tone can distract from the core truth of the people we interview. That being: these businesses, though still fringe and shrouded in lingering paranoia, are normal. That’s right. Normal. Yes, cannabis is still illegal for a little while longer. Yes, it has…

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