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That’s a Wrap: Santa Barbara Sustainability Symposium

Posted on October 15, 2020

Stars aligned on Sept. 25 in an informative and dynamic virtual symposium. A cross-section of Santa Barbara Industry leaders joined forces with sustainability experts to discuss creating a better...

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County-by-County cannabis policy comparisons

Posted on June 9, 2020

When Santa Barbara County residents voted to place a tax on cannabis cultivation, the economy was strong and the added revenue appeared like a bonus. Hotel bed tax and...

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CARP Celebrates A Very Covid 2nd Birthday

Posted on April 22, 2020

At the CARP Growers Annual Meeting on April 14, Tristan Strauss, CEO of Headwaters, was unanimously appointed as CARP’s new President. CARP’s Annual Meeting as a Zoom conference lacked...

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CARP Response to Covid-19

Posted on March 27, 2020

Covid-19 and the community response to it happened quickly. Social distancing is the new normal. People are out of work. Small businesses are bearing the brunt of a near...

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New Video: Cannabis Brought Local Ag Back from the Brink

Posted on February 5, 2020

Data keeps rolling in, and the numbers tell a compelling story. Cannabis has been a lifeline for local farmers and the local ag economy. Carpinteria was once labeled “America’s...

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