Grower in the spotlight

Mario saw container farming as a chance to become his own boss

Mario from New Age Provisions Farms left his 9-5 to start his own container farming company. It hasn’t always been easy, but Mario loves his new independent lifestyle. The team with Freight Farms recently sat down for a chat with what they call an amazing Freight Farmer–Mario Vitalis! Mario’s journey to…

US (OK): Blind grower uses heightened senses to grow better plants

Kenny Abbe took an Oklahoma growhouse by storm when he started growing some of the most beautiful cannabis plants without having the benefit of being able to actually see…

WeedMD

"When mentorship programs are curated properly, talent rises to the top"

"Karissa is an exemplary reflection of our plants, culture and most importantly, the people we are cultivating at WeedMD," the company's team says. "As we grow, so do the opportunities to expand our talent from within. Since joining the company in 2018, Karissa has shown a drive and commitment to learn,…

Skymint Brands brings Michigan's largest sungrown cannabis farm to harvest

Skymint Brands announced its establishment of Skymint Farms, a 200-acre sungrown cannabis farm nestled in the Huron-Manistee National Forest and focused on the values of regenerative farming, sustainable agriculture, premium cannabis cultivation, and community enrichment.  "Michigan is known for its 3,000…

US (IL): Towing lot eyed for marijuana growing site in Rolling Meadows

A one-time concrete plant and existing towing yard on the north side of Rolling Meadows could soon become part of Illinois' burgeoning recreational marijuana industry. The…

US (OR): Vineyards lose lawsuit against nearby cannabis operation

Two Oregon wine grape growers have failed to convince a state judge their grapes would be harmed by odors from a neighboring marijuana operation. Yamhill County Circuit Court…

Franny's Farmacy

Meet North Carolina's first female hemp farmer in 75 years

Franny Tacy, the owner of Franny’s Farmacy, is the first female hemp farmer in North Carolina in over 75 years. Tacy is one of the preeminent experts of all things hemp, participates in the Hemp Research Trials with North Carolina State University, hosted a TEDx Speech On Hemp, and founded the non-profit…

Australia: Medical cannabis cultivation plans for Victoria’s Heathcote

A Melbourne security firm is looking to establish a medicinal cannabis cultivation operation outside of Bendigo, in central Victoria. This project has been in the pipeline for…

US (WV): Medical cannabis growers announced

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health, Office of Medical Cannabis (OMC) today announced the successful applicants for medical…

New Zealand flower grower to cultivate cannabis

Pharmaceutical company Rua Bioscience has secured one of New Zealand’s largest flower producers as its first major cultivation partner. Medbloom was established by Frans and Suzette van Dorsser, owners of Pukekohe nursery, Blooming Hill Flowers, to focus on greenhouse cultivation of medicinal cannabis.…

Solargram

CAN (BC): Solargram initiates first large scale cannabis farm harvest

Solargram, a holder of a Federal Health Canada License to cultivate, test, harvest and sell cannabis, has initiated its first large scale cannabis farm harvest. This harvest will rank as one of Canada's largest single outdoor legal cannabis crops in Canadian history. Under this Health Canada License,…


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