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Meet Kaelana Organista: a Carpinterian working in a cannabis career

Posted on November 15, 2019

Kaelana Organista calls Carpinteria home and has since before her career brought her into cannabis cultivation with Headwaters, which operates a farm in Carpinteria and has its headquarters in...

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Three generations of Brands talk conversion to cannabis farming

Posted on November 8, 2019

Barry Brand, owner of Arroyo Verde Farms, has run successful farm operations in Carpinteria for over 30 years. Cannabis farming is much like farming flowers, herbs or vegetables, but...

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Work-force

Posted on November 7, 2019

In a small ag region like Carpinteria Valley, 900 employees is nothing to sniff at. CARP Growers member farms employ over 900, making cannabis farming a huge economic driver...

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Fun at California Avocado Festival

Posted on October 14, 2019

It was Carpinteria’s biggest weekend of 2019. We spent 20 hours meeting thousands of fine folks who love avocados and farming. The dots were not hard to connect between...

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“Schedule One”

Posted on October 14, 2019

Q&A with Santa Barbara woman Michelle Kendall who is making a film, "Schedule One," outlining her successes and the inherent obstacles of treating cancer with cannabis.

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