Pot Talk: Kosher Kush

Pot Talk: Kosher Kush

Some of us are lucky enough to come across a strain that sticks with us for the rest of our lives. It stays etched into our memory: you can still smell it and taste it, and when you come across it again, well, it’s almost impossible to pass up. For me, one of those strains is Kosher Kush. As someone with Jewish heritage, I was instantly intrigued when I first heard the name Kosher Kush…

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Pot Talk: Green Banana Ranch

Pot Talk: Green Banana Ranch

With a focus on sungrown, small batch organic cannabis, Dan Bobillot, President and Director of Green Banana Ranch is sincere when he starts telling me of his company’s vision. Born and raised in Humboldt County, Dan along with his brother Alex, who oversees most of the Ranches’ cultivation, have watched the emergence and growth of the cannabis industry here and they plan to continue the ingenuity that Humboldt offers to cannabis. Located off of Route…

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Pot Talk: Hendrx Farms

Pot Talk: Hendrx Farms

Innovation and community are two words that describe Hendrx Farms. The company, which operates out of McKinleyville and Bridgeville, California is committed to strong and healthy clones of both classic and fresh strains.   Growing up together since childhood in Humboldt County, the team has grown to become a natural extension of that friendship and community. According to Daniel Hendricks, the farm’s CFO, and Hendrx’s president, Jake, growing clones like Grand Daddy Purple and Cali…

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POT TALK: ON POINT FARMS

POT TALK: ON POINT FARMS

On Point Farms takes its name from an expression commonly used to describe the products created by its owner, Rob Schultz. Written by Pete Powlovich   Located along the picturesque California Highway 299 in central Humboldt County, On Point Farms focuses on providing high quality medical cannabis products that work with the needs of the public, without compromising yield or quality.   Rob was first introduced to cannabis cultivation after he moved to Oregon from…

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Pot talk with Emily Hobelmann

Pot talk with Emily Hobelmann

The Heart of Humboldt The Heart of Humboldt, also known as THCA, is a bustling medical cannabis dispensary in Arcata, California. The venue itself is fairly small, yet cozy at the same time. They have a broad selection of flowers, all lab tested, some grown on-site and some grown off-site by assuredly vetted vendors. THCA has been around for years. Shoot, I used to shop there back when I was a student at Humboldt State…

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Pot Talk with Emily Hobelmann

Pot Talk with Emily Hobelmann

Emerald Pharms Dispensary: Black Beauty  ………………………………………………………………………………….   According to the SC Labs website, researchers have identified over 70 unique cannabinoids within the cannabis plant. The most famous cannabinoid is THC which stands for Tetrahydrocannabinol, best known for its psychoactive effects, and the cannabinoid CBD, or Cannabidiol, is a close second. It’s gained much fame in the past decade for its medicinal properties, including its effectiveness in the treatment of epilepsy. At home, I have this sweet…

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Pot Talk with Emily Hobelmann

Pot Talk with Emily Hobelmann

     Sunnabis killed it at the 2016 Emerald Cup, an outdoor, organic, medical cannabis competition, taking ninth place in the Flowers category with their Mango OG and 18th place with their XJ-13. There were more than 650 entries in the category this year, by having both of their entries place in the Top 20 is a huge deal!   Wendy Kornberg and her partner Doug Cook are the proprietors of Sunnabis, or, in her…

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Resin Ranch

Resin Ranch

Outlaw Dry Sift Hash and Flower for Your Holiday Enjoyment.         December edition of Pot Talk Todd Franciskovic is the Dry Sift Jedi of Resin Ranch Extraction. Joey Burger, aka the Humboldt Local, is the man behind the Mendo Hideout, a farm in Northern Mendocino. They provided Berry White flower and dry sift hash for this holiday edition. Berry White is a delightfully classic cross: Blueberry X White Widow. The flower was…

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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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POT TALK – Redwood Roots: Your Humboldt Strain Station

POT TALK – Redwood Roots: Your Humboldt Strain Station

  “I feel like they fell out of the sky. And it’s the first time that’s happened to me… I’m extremely blessed.” All aboard the Redwood Roots strain train where heavenly volunteers and influential life moments have crossed to create some miracle blends in this month’s edition of Pot Talk. Redwood Roots is a medical cannabis collective based in Southern Humboldt. Chris Anderson, founding member and president, grew the two strains featured in this edition…

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