Heather Rubiales is the Founder of Heathers Hemp Alternatives. Based in Humboldt, California, she promotes sustainable and regenerative hemp packaging for hemp companies. In this episode of DANK Discussions, Heather talks to our host about her crusade for environmental sustainability and why self-accountability matters for companies and consumers.
Morris Beegle is the president of We Are For Better Alternatives (WAFBA). He is also a producer of NoCo Hemp Expo and a publisher of Let’s Talk Hemp Media. He is based in Fort Collins, Colorado. Medical Cannabis has been legalized since the early 2000s. In 2012, Colorado became the first state to regulate marijuana for adult use. Due to this regulation, Colorado was able to build an industry for hemp. In today’s episode, Morris talks to Maynard about how Covid has impacted live hemp events and trade shows, making guitars out of hemp, and the legal cannabis market in Colorado.
Sarah Birney is a holistic nutrition and formulation specialist, as well as the co-owner of Blooming Botanicals (https://bloomingbotanicalshemp.com/?ref=calacann). Blooming Botanicals is a custom formulated and herbally infused CBD line that focuses on incorporating additional plant medicines. Along with her partner Bryan, Sarah has an impressive background as a cannabis grower, a holistic health consultant, the owner of a superfood company in Costa Rica, and finally as a whole health therapist in yoga and massage. (more…)
Tanner Stewart is the Co-Founder and CEO of Stewart Farms, a company that is introducing organic sustainable regenerative farming to the cannabis industry. Stewart Farms’ mission is to grow the purest cannabis plant using aquaponics. First, this process converts fish by-products into completely natural plant fertilizer. Then, it uses the fertilizer when watering the plants. Finally, it recycles the clean water back into the fish tanks, thus creating a perfectly symbiotic environment. In this episode of DANK Discussions, Tanner tells us about his passion for optimizing aquaponics and microbes to use in the world of health and wellness and how it may have a big impact on the industry of agriculture and cannabis cultivation in the future.
3 DANK Points
- It’s up to the cannabis industry, not the consumer, to internalize the need to become less wasteful
- Sustainability and veganism aren’t synonymous
- Integrating ground-breaking techniques to make your cannabis business sustainable without breaking the bank
- Bonus: Why California has the best bud (and it’s a Canadian, not Maynard the Californian, saying it)