Humboldt Cannabis Council Podcast Series

By June 25, 2018 December 20th, 2018 Education

The Humboldt Cannabis Council, Humboldt’s braintrust for a new cannabis future holds a regular podcast inviting members of the industry to weigh in on hot topics in our community as we ride the wave of cannabis legalization in California.

In the first episode, “The State of the Humboldt Union” the group discusses the current state of cannabis in Humboldt, where compliant cannabis businesses need to be in the near future and some ideas about what is going to happen as California cannabis industry matures.

Featuring:
Ken Hamik – Futurist and Owner of Hummingbird Wellness
Joanna Berg – Soil Scientist and Owner at Dirty Business Soil
Steve Gieder – Owner of Northcoast Horticulture Supply and Humboldt Green
Dan Mar – Owner of High Tide Permaculture and Compliant Farms
Gretchen Miller – Owner of Kiskanu

In the second episode, “Pesticides, Testing Labs and the Regulatory Rubik’s Cube” the group discusses Integrated Pest Management, how Farmers can test clean and do it right the first time in addition to new tricks being deployed on farms to eliminate mold and pests. The panel also discussed contamination reduction downstream and Certification Regimes.

Featuring:
Joe Moran – General Manager of 1 Degree Consulting
Joanna Berg – Soil Scientist and Owner at Dirty Business Soil
Derek Tolley – Sales Manager at Northcoast Horticulture Supply
Robert Zandi – Representative at SC Labs

In the third episode, “Dollars and Sense in the Current and Future Cannabis Market” the panel talks about the track and trace system versus the black market, the impact on California’s economy now that legalization is underway and what plans are underway to ensure Humboldt and Emerald Triangle products sustain profitable niches in the expanding market. The highlight of the discussion focused on the California Cannabis Bank Bill SB 930 and how to make cannabis banking in the industry safer since it is currently cash based only.

Featuring:
Ken Hamik – Futurist and Owner of Hummingbird Wellness
Steve Gieder – Owner of Northcoast Horticulture Supply and Humboldt Green
Michael McCoy – Chief Compliance Office of Redwood Capital Bank
Chrystal Ortiz – Board Member of International Cannabis Farmers Association

Visit humboldtcannabiscouncil.org for the latest Humboldt Cannabis Council Podcast episodes. Keep Humboldt Green!