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Meet Lucas, a local cannabis farmer

Posted on September 5, 2019

Lucas Hathaway’s family came to Carpinteria long before legal cannabis. Both sides, the Romeros and Hathaways, have been in Carpinteria Valley for over 100 years. At age 29, Lucas’...

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Air Quality and Santa Barbara County Cannabis

Posted on August 29, 2019

Air quality is something cannabis farmers think about a lot. Some neighbors love the floral scent of cannabis. Some consider it a nuisance and would describe it as “skunky.”...

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Q&A with Sofia Van Wingerden, a CARP cannabis farmer

Posted on August 13, 2019

Sofia Van Wingerden has deep roots in local agriculture. She’s a third generation Carpinteria greenhouse farmer, but to fully trace her family’s farming history, you have to rewind all...

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Dangerous Chemicals in Black Market Cannabis

Posted on July 30, 2019

Legal cannabis is safe for consumers and environmentally sustainable By Sydney Pahle, Research Assistant Americans are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of buying organic foods in order to...

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Year 1

Posted on May 10, 2019

Year 1 was a year of progress. A group of responsible cannabis farmers founded a nonprofit in the Spring of 2018, CARP Growers. The nonprofit mission was simple: demonstrate...

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