Inside Look

CARP Growers members represent the best and most sustainable farmers in the industry. We strive to set best practices and to earn our reputation as leaders and environmental stewards among cannabis producers across the state.

Water conservation

Water conservation

Chemical-free pest management

Chemical-free pest management

Natural light

Natural light

Energy efficient LED lighting

Energy efficient LED lighting

Good Neighbors

CARP Growers care about being good neighbors and have taken important steps to prevent fugitive light and odor from escaping farms. In order to join CARP Growers farmers must have vapor-phase odor control and blackout curtains.

Odor Control
Vapor-phase odor Control Technology
Provided by Byers Scientific
Preventing Light Pollution
Impermeable blackout curtains prevent lighting the night sky and invading neighboring properties.

Fair Employment Practices

CARP Growers members employ 500 agricultural workers in Carpinteria Valley. It’s a major part of the local workforce. Employees in the cannabis industry earn higher wages compared to other areas of the agricultural sector and can count on consistent scheduling. Cannabis workers don’t experience employment gaps due to seasonal harvests. Each CARP Growers member farm has a responsive human resources department and provides vacation pay.