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Our mission is to provide a platform for qualified Ganjiers to share their expertise, wisdom, and tips to those interested in being part of the new cannabis industry. From professionals who have had multiple years of experience, The Ganjier offers advice and information on specializations such as cultivation, cannabis law, edible production, branding, marketing and more.

Humboldt Redwood Healing strives for longevity and quality

Thomas Mulder and his crew at Humboldt Redwood Healing

Note from the Ganjier Managing Partner The 2017 Golden Tarp Awards saw some of the best light deprivation grown cannabis entries we have seen in the years we have held the contest and our goal has always been to find and promote the skills and quality of cannabis cultivated from the region. During the Golden Tarp entry and first round...

Meet The Breeders: The Soil King Spotlight


This Golden Tarp Awards spotlight focuses on Patrick King, The Soil King and his approach to cannabis cultivation and where he wants the industry to go in the new market. Patrick discusses his desire to bring focus on the ‘good players’ of the industry that champion clean cultivation practices and clean cannabis for the consumer using sun grown and...

Ice Box Flat Farms: A Craft Cannabis Farm’s Journey To Compliance

...a crudely drawn map leading us down dirt roads and ending at “a big flat with an ol’ ice box in the middle of it” Ice Box Flat Farms (IBFF) is located in Panther Gap, in the Honeydew area of southern Humboldt County. Southern Humboldt has long been regarded as ground zero for the “back to the lander”, original home...

Meet The Breeders: Tony Leyva, Boneyard Seeds Spotlight


This spotlight focuses on Tony Leyva of Boneyard Seeds where he discusses his background and how sick family members were his main motivation for getting into the genetics side of cannabis. His mission to seek ailment-specific cannabis genetics and to map that correlation is inspiring. He focuses on the production of medical grade cannabis and the sharing of accurate, relevant...

Wonderland Nursery Skunk Project: Why Your Cannabis Doesn’t Smell Like the Terpene Report Says It Should


A companion piece to the first Wonderland Nursery's Skunk Project video, Kevin Jodrey dives deeper into some detail around the terpene profiles and comparisons between similar terpene profiles that produce wildly different smell and tastes. Discussing the terpene profile similarities of OG Kush and The HOG which seem similar according to terpene reports but produce very different fragrant traits. Kevin also...

Wonderland Nursery’s Skunk Project: Forgotten Strains and Time Travel


Kevin Jodrey of Wonderland Nursery discusses his Skunk project where he is looking to bring back some of the loud, burnt rubber-y scented cannabis of the old days that got lost when Law Enforcement crackdowns increased and heavily fragrant cannabis got you pinched. Now that it's going legal and outside production is allowed, Kevin wants to bring back the...

3rd Annual Terpestival: Marries Terpene Science and Commercial Impact

3rd Annual Terpestival panel

The 3rd Annual Terpestival held in Seattle, Washington July 15th, 2017 brought together the expertise and insights of leaders within the cannabis industry focusing on Terpenes, the flavor and fragrance components.  Terpenes are aromatic compounds common to many other plants we encounter daily, such as: lavender, rosemary, peppermint, pine and thyme. The event was held by The Center for...

Farmaceuticals International: Cannabis cultivation with Alpaca soil amendments

Farmaceuticals International: Premium Alpaca soil amendment

The problems involved with being compliant with the stricter testing requirements have been evident in almost all the newly legalized cannabis states. Not only are regulations becoming more strict with which chemical inputs you can safely use, those lists of approved inputs change almost arbitrarily. This has brought more attention back to a more natural way to look at cultivation inputs....