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Hakuna Supply

Sit down. Roll it. Light up. Sometimes rolling a joint is not all that easy, especially for first-timers. Having created countless crooked, uneven, and otherwise unsmokable ones, I was surprised at the quality of my handiwork after twisting up a couple of doobies with Hakuna Supply’s gear. After a few rounds in the gunmetal grinder, […]

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Moving Cannabis Into The Home Take a step inside Jenny Rhae’s home and you’ll immediately smell the delightful aroma of lavender. Sit down to dinner, and you may enjoy a meal cooked in avocado oil,  paired with a refreshing, tall glass of lemon tea.  Afterwards, you may sample a couple drops of coconut oil lotion […]

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Santa Medicates

Santa sat upright and felt a pang in the small of his back. He tapped the GPS for a response. It never worked above this blanket of the redwood curtain. Hugging the coast, Santa used the ocean to keep him heading toward Humboldt and some much needed relief. Humboldt County’s seat of Eureka stood out […]

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Pot Talk with Emily Hobelmann

I am standing in a magical cannabis garden, a Berry Jasmine plant towers over me, more than twice my height. I’m in a lush emerald forest crowded with Silly Strawberry and Loopy Fruit cannabis trees… I am in the Sunboldt zone. That’s right, this edition of Pot Talk features Loopy Fruit, a proprietary strain from […]

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Pot Talk: Sour Tsunami

This edition of Pot Talk features Sour Tsunami flowers provided by Lost Coast Botanicals, a Southern Humboldt-based cannabis cooperative focusing on developing and producing cannabis medicines with high levels of non-psychoactive CBD for members. According to Lost Coast Botanical’s Managing Director of Productions, Ginger Anderson, most of their members are chronically ill patients with either […]

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Women Grow

“Women Grow was created to connect, educate, inspire and empower the next generation of cannabis industry leaders by creating programs, community and events for aspiring & current business executives. Founded in 2014 in Denver, Women Grow serves as a catalyst for women to influence and succeed in the cannabis industry as the end of marijuana prohibition occurs on […]

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Humboldt County Special Olympics

Humboldt’s Special Olympics Story and Images by Denise Villalobos To a Southern California native like myself, there is no arguing that the beauty of Humboldt County is striking. My six-year residence has become a collection of wonderful memories colored with forest adventures, mesmerizing sunsets and, most importantly, immersing myself in Humboldt’s admirable community. I’ve come […]



How To Look Hot When It’s Cold   This is what they’re wearing in Paris and Milan when the weather turns cold.  For Humboldt, add a hood because, chances are, it’ll rain sometime very soon. Let’s start with the Coat.  In Europe they’re favoring the slim belted wool coat with pockets but we’re a little […]



        We have a long Holiday Season in America.  It really starts on Halloween, and goes through Thanksgiving, Channukah, Christmas, and the New Year.   It’s basically eleven straight weeks of food, decorations, and parties, filled in by mad bouts of shopping.  We’ve almost become a cliche of ourselves, and a lot […]


One Person’s Trash is Another Person’s…SCRAP?

One Person’s Trash is Another Person’s…SCRAP? Humboldt’s First Creative Reuse Center Story by Bernard Bass | Photos by Tibora Girczyc-Blum It’s early in the morning and the fog begins to curl and lift its way over the damp, rolling hills of the Humboldt coast. The sound of utility vehicle doors trail off into the marsh […]

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