05/05/2019

Canna Tourism? Yes, it’s a thing.

For the first time, California visitors and residents over the age of 21 can get a first-hand peek at the cannabis industry, the farmers and the products created from one of the world’s oldest cultivated plants.
05/05/2019

Cannabis Farming Practices Come Out Of The Shadows

For years, cannabis farmers were forced to grow their plants in the shadows. Farmers had two choices: grow outdoors at strategically camouflaged cultivation sites or take their plants indoors and lose the size
10/01/2018
High Art

The Cannabis Art Movement

High Art Contest Showcases the Cannabis Art Movement For decades, artists have created bodies of work associated with or inspired by marijuana. Over time, the cannabis art movement has expanded far beyond familiar themes, with […]
08/07/2017

Finding Paths to Success in Canna-Biz

It was 1990. Karen Byars, founder of Mendocino Cannabis Resource, was driving her VW Minibus, coming to California to support environmental activists gathered for “Redwood Summer,” the historic protests that called attention to unhealthy logging […]
02/07/2017

A Letter From the Editor & Publisher of The Local Green

Mendocino County has a world-wide reputation for its breathtaking coastline enchanting forests, lovely vineyards, and all the historic and artistic charms of its communities. It’s also world-famous for its marijuana. Now, with the passage of […]
02/06/2017
Mapping Mendocino

Mapping Mendocino Cannabis Appellations

Wine enthusiasts know terroir—the complex blend of conditions, climate and farming practices that culminate in a wine’s unique flavor profile. Wine lovers know appellation—the proscribed geographical region where those wine grapes were grown. Justin Calvino, […]