Via Trimscene Solutions and Casual Crop Exchange:
On Sunday, September 18th, Humboldt Local, Inc. and Trim Scene Solutions present the End of Summer Casual Crop eXchange at the Trim Scene Solutions store in Southern Humboldt. This 215 farmers market and event is a celebration of our Emerald Triangle Medical Cannabis Community with music by Cold Blue Water, Berel Alexander and DJ Copperton3. The alcohol-free event runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the $5 entry fee goes to the Eel River Cleanup Project.
The Casual Crop eXchange features extraction demos, educational speakers, trimming machine demos, great food, local craft artists, local non-profits, live glass blowing demos, a 215 doctor on site and a dab bar with an extract and flower competition judged by attendees! All leftover meds from the competition will be donated to our Humboldt Local, Inc., Compassionate Care Program for Seniors, Veterans and eligible patients.
The Underground Gaze posts the top photo(s) members and readers submit. All photos are submitted anonymously…
This week The Underground Gaze selected a photo of light dep Tahoe OG Kush from the northern area of Humboldt County. This cutting of OG Kush is said to hail from Lake Tahoe Ca which gives it its name. Submitted by an unknown source:
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Over the past few months we’ve embarked upon a series comparing the emergence of Silicon Valley’s tech industry, Napa County’s wine industry, and Humboldt County’s cannabis industry. We’ve all heard comparisons like these:
“Humboldt County grows some of the finest cannabis in the world… [which] could lead to a booming niche marijuana market, the type that would make the county what Napa is to wine.” –The Revolution Starts Here by Thadeus Greeson in The North Coast Journal
“… we are the ‘Silicon Valley’ of cannabis… we have a great deal of knowledgeable people living here – a pool of people who would be useful to draw upon for information about growing.” – Welcome to Pot City! by Kym Kemp in The North Coast Journal
It’s common to hear Emerald Triangle compared to these regions and their respective industries. Humboldt County has a long-standing reputation for being home to some of the world’s best cannabis. Hearing this comparison we decided to delve a little deeper, we decided research what led to the emergence of Silicon’s tech industry and Napa’s wine industry, and compare them to the emergence of Humboldt’s cannabis industry. We examined Napa and Silicon Valley as ideal types, conducting a meta-analysis to deduce potential variables that led to the rise of these industry epicenters.
Several local news outlets including the North Coast Journal, Lost Coast Outpost, and the Mad River Union have reported that Jamaican reggae artist and outspoken homophobe Sizzla will be headlining this weekends Reggae on the River Festival in Sohum. Sizzla is well known for his violent anti LGBT lyrics. I think it’s fair to say that intentionally promoting violence against the LGBT community goes against some people’s values here in Humboldt. Naturally this has begun to stir up some local controversy.
Check out Talon’s (aka Collins) NCJ Week in Weed piece available now online!
Special thanks to Humboldt Medical Cannabis Union (HMCU) and the Humboldt Patient Resource Center (HPRC)!
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