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Casey O'Neill

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Casey is a CSA farmer who runs a micro-diversified farm in northern Mendocino County, California. His family raises approximately two acres of Clean Green Certified vegetables, poultry and medical cannabis in a small-farm setting while working towards sustainability. He is a self-described “weed geek” and is passionate about sharing food, medicine and cultivation techniques with others. He is passionate about representing small farmers as a Board Chair of the California Growers Association and as a voice in the legalization and functional regulation movement. http://www.happydayfarmscsa.com

Reclaiming our Sovereign Rights as Farmers and Community Members, Part 3

Tending to a cannabis mom

Miss the previous installments? Check out Part 1 and Part 2. Taking Back Our Rights They took our rights and abilities away from us one at a time, slowly, and we've got to take them back in exactly the same way. It's a long, slow struggle. First, I learned to grow weed and think about what I eat. Then I learned...

Reclaiming our Sovereign Rights as Farmers and Community Members, Part 2

outdoor marijuana growing and cultivating

Miss Part 1? Read it here. The Real Problem With Divorcing People From Their Food Source The total removal of the people from the means of production has created an absolute proletariat class addicted to the opiate of television and massive grain over-consumption. The combination of these soothing features of modern life has created a nation of drones, plugged more into...

Reclaiming our Sovereign Rights as Farmers and Community Members, Part 1

Farmers outdoor cannabis

A Strong Community vs. Modern Culture Community means something where I live in Mendocino County. We're a small, rural area, and we rely on our family, friends and neighbors for help with jobs that are beyond our capabilities. Depending upon what kind of a jam I've gotten myself into, I know who to call to help me out. That's what...

Soil Amendments for 25 Cannabis Plants + Large Veggie Garden

Soil amendments for cannabis and vegetables

Now that we're into May, an interesting greenhouse transition has happened. In April, the greeny's bulge with spring, cool-weather crops. A couple hundred trays of beets, lettuce, cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, kohlrabi, kale, collards, Bok Choi, Tatsoi, fennel, mizuna/osaka mustards, chard, onions, leeks, a bed of peas and small reefer plants. Those same couple hundred trays now have peppers, squash, tomatoes, melons, cukes,...

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