By Christian Kallen, Sonoma News, July 20, 2017 Access the full article. Sonoma Valley turkey ranch turns its soil to cannabis cultivation An old turkey ranch near Glen Ellen is the site of a very new business model, applying biodynamic principals that have worked well in grape production and other agricultural practices to the rapidly-growing […]
By Heather Irwin, the Emerald Report Biodynamic farming does organic one better. Of course it’s the best way to cultivate cannabis. SPARC CEO Erich Pearson, mentored in part by wine leader and biodynamic grower Mike Benziger, takes his brand beyond. Read the whole story.
By Peter Fimrite, San Francisco Chronicle, July 17 2017 Access the full article. Locally sourced bat guano and other manure-based fertilizers will power Erich Pearson’s biodynamic pot farm outside the city of Sonoma, which seeks to harness the forces of the earth, the cosmos and the free market. Craft cannabis is becoming a cousin to […]
Story by David Bolling, photo by Steven Krause. Valley of the Moon Magazine, July 14, 2017 Access the full article. A model, biodynamic pot farm builds a bridge between wine and weed in the Valley of the Moon. If Mike Benziger and Erich Pearson have their way, a 400-acre former turkey farm in the Sonoma […]