Tag Archives: Erich Pearson

Cannabis Goes Beyond Organic in California’s Wine Country

DAVID DOWNS January 11, 2019 More and more consumers want cannabis grown under full sun, in the soil, using organic nutrients. They think it tastes and feels better than lamp-grown, synthetically fertilized plants grown indoors. Meeting that demand is a new generation of so-called “Demeter”-certified “biodynamic” cannabis farms. They submit to repeat inspections and pay […]

Sonoma County’s 2018 cannabis harvest small, but much better than last year

JULIE JOHNSON THE PRESS DEMOCRAT | November 27, 2018, 9:27PM   A cloudy summer and an early rain hampered Sonoma County’s 2018 outdoor cannabis haul, but the mood remained optimistic among growers one year after major wildfires marred the newly regulated crop’s harvest. By this time in the growing season, the marijuana plants have been […]

THE FUTURE OF SONOMA VALLEY AG?

 VOMMAG NOVEMBER 16, 2018VOL. 4 ISSUE 6 Story Jonah Raskin Photos Steven Krause   There isn’t a family in Sonoma Valley that doesn’t have a family tree, though some families have deeper roots than others. The Gordenkers’ family history in Sonoma Valley goes back to 1885, when Olga and Vladimir arrived from Russia, rolled up their […]

From Wine to Weed Country

SPARC TO RELEASE DEMETER CERTIFIED BIODYNAMIC BLACK LIGHT AND PURPLE PUNCH CANNABIS STRAINS FROM THEIR GLEN ELLEN FARM, ON NOVEMBER 19

Rohnert Park, CA. – November 14, 2018 – A leader in California cannabis known for its dispensary outlets as well as for its farming practices, SPARC is pleased to announce the release of its first Demeter Certified biodynamically farmed strains. Biodynamic agriculture is an ecological farming system that views the farm as a self-contained and […]

Where Cannabis Enthusiasts Go to Get High on San Francisco

Artist Fujiko Nakaya’s Fog Bridge at the Exploratorium in San Francisco. Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Aislyn Greene APR. 10, 2018 As of January 1, 2018, you can legally buy cannabis at any dispensary in California — just for the sheer pleasure of it. All you need is 21 years under your belt, a valid ID from any […]

SPARC and Jazz Dispensary Announce Launch of the “PRIVATE STOCK SERIES”

For 420, the annual celebration of cannabis culture that falls this year on Friday, April 20th, leading cannabis industry partner SPARC and the Jazz Dispensary   label announce the first installment of the Private Stock Series. Exclusively available at one of SPARC’s four dispensary outlets, Private Stock Series #001 features two classic songs that exemplify soul, funk, and good times. Not coincidentally, both also reference the […]

Price of pot skyrockets for California customers as new taxes kick in

California hopes to rake in $1 billion in annual tax revenues from cannabis sales, and nowhere is that more clear than at dispensary cash registers. It’s sticker shock for marijuana customers since Jan. 1, when clerks began adding a whole slate of new taxes to both medical and nonmedical pot purchases. Industry experts have estimated the […]

Sonoma County challenges for pot supremacy as others turn away

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 […]