Jeff runs Little Hill Cultivators in Trinity, California inside the Emerald Triangle. Join Chip for another organic cannabis episode where he talks with Jeff about growing craft, organic cannabis in the foothills off Humboldt and Trinity, how the fires in early 2018 impacted growers, and where he sees the future of the industry.
Craig started the Satori Movement when he was just a skater trying to make a difference. Now he grows some of the best organic cannabis in the world. Craig talks with Chip in the Humboldt studio about growing all-natural cannabis, problems California is facing, and where he sees the future of the industry.
Mike Leago is the President and Founder of the International Hemp Exchange, a digital platform to connect the supply chain of the hemp industry. Their services extend beyond our digital platform and include consulting, contract manufacturing, sourcing, strategic planning, investments, and retail products within the hemp and CBD space (and much, much more!). Listen to his predictions for the future of the hemp industry on this week's episode of The Real Dirt Podcast.
2017 was an intense year for cannabis with 2018 showing no signs of slowing down. Chip calls his friends all over the country to get their take on the state of the Cannabis Union in this week's episode of The Real Dirt with Chip Baker.
John Newmerzhycky, known as Newmer in his circles, is an incredible cannabis cultivator in Humboldt, with incredible stories to tell. From Humboldt cannabis to one of the biggest civil forfeiture cases in recent history, you don't want to miss this episode of The Real Dirt.
Matt is the founder of Bickel Consulting and oversees cultivation facilities in Alaska, Washington, Hawaii, Oregon, New York, Maryland, and Colorado. He was the Chief Operating Officer and Master Cultivator at Maggie’s Farm in Colorado Springs with responsibility for 8,000 plants (outdoor grow on 10 acres) and 40 employees, cultivating organically from seed. He has worked with industry-leading companies like Silverpeak Apothecary in Aspen, Natural Remedies in Denver, Green Stop in Fort...
While studying Nuclear Engineering at a college in Upstate NY, Mr. Soul also learned to grow marijuana in a spare room of my apartment. After sending a letter to the Super Sativa Seed Club in Amsterdam, he became the sole distributor of their seeds in the United States. Now, he is one of the most world-renowned cannabis cultivators in the industry. Now he runs Brothers Grimm Seeds, known for breeding strains such as Cinderella 99 and Apollo 13.
Chip chats with Steve Gieder, organizer of Cannifest, a 420 festival that encompasses both earth day and 4/20 in one big, fun green week festival full of panels, games and the best growers in Humboldt. With the festival coming up in a couple weeks, Chip and Steve talk about past Cannifest events and what to expect at the next Cannifest in Humboldt.
Andrew Livingston is Director of Economics and Research at Vicente Sederberg, LLC. He has been involved with the legal cannabis industry since the Amendment 64 movement back in 2012, and his love for the plant and how people use it led him into a full time career. He shares his thoughts on cannabis use throughout the country, effectiveness of current laws and where he sees the future of the industry going.
Times have changed. As the cannabis industry continues to grow, so does the need for cannabis related legal services, only now the focus is on keeping businesses compliant, not keeping them out of jail. Chip sits down with Christian Sederberg of Vicente Sederberg, LLC. a marijuana law firm that helps cannabis businesses stay compliant and keep up with the ever-changing laws and regulations of the legal cannabis industry.
What started as an idea for an easier way to find and buy some Mary Jane has evolved into a revolutionary new platform that unites consumers and dispensaries under one service. Hear how I Heart Jane is changing the cannabis industry on this week's episode of The Real Dirt!
Max Montrose started the Trichome Institute, a program which teaches cannabis brands, budtenders and consumers alike how to analyze their cannabis. He also invented 'Interpening', the process of interpreting terpenes to determine if strains really match their descriptions and features. Listen to how he got his start in the cannabis industry on this week's episode of The Real Dirt Podcast!
High up over 10,000 feet in Leadville, Colorado, Heather Moore grows some of the best cannabis in the state. From a front desk worker at a dispensary to the unofficial grow manager for Earl's in Leadville, Heather has become one of the few female growers providing top notch cannabis to the recreational industry. Listen to her chat with Chip about growing at over 10,000 feet and how she got her start in the industry.
The fast and the furious on the phish lot. Well not the Phish lot, but the parking lot High West cannabis. This was our first joint podcast with Mindful Millennial. We dive into Phish present past and future. Fish on !
Chip and Jessica Baker recorded this episode in the Amazonian jungles of Peru at Refugio Altiplano, an Ayahuasca Retreat. Jessica Baker is a world-renowned herbalist, acupuncturist, aromatherapist and educator. Jessica has taught at the Arcata Massage Collective, The Colorado School of Clinical Herbalism and is an Assistant Supervising Practitioner at the Colorado School of Traditional Chinese Medicine. She is also on the faculty of the Holistic Cannabis Academy and is a Cornerstone...
When Heavy 16 founder, Bryce Patterson was five years old, he started thinking about making his own nutrients. His dad was an "amateur horticulturalist" with a rose garden, hanging baskets and a pristine lawn. As a kid, Bryce's dad used to take him to a boutique garden center to buy specialty fertilizers. Fast forward a couple of decades. Bryce went to college for horticulture, worked in nurseries, continued growing "everything," tested different fertilizers, elements and dosages. He still...