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03/30/17
Radio Show: Education on the Mattole

Please tune in to KMUD on Thursday, March 30th at 7 p.m. for the Sanctuary Forest Radio Hour.

Hosts Eric Shafer, Sanctuary Forest board member, and Anna Rogers, Education & Development Coordinator, will be discussing Sanctuary Forest’s upcoming hike season, 2017 scholarships for graduating seniors, our recent workshops with Whitethorn School and Honeydew students, and last fall’s community meetings to address the formation of tributary collectives.  We’ll also have an update from the Mattole Restoration Council and the Lost Coast Interpretive Association.

The last 15 minutes of the show will be call-in. We look forward to hearing your thoughts!

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04/08/17
 -04/09/17
Mendocino Cannabis Resource Conference

Mendocino Cannabis Resource Conference Returns for Second Year

 

The Essential Two-day Conference on

California Medical Cannabis Compliance

& Cannabusiness Development

 

Willits, CA - March 21, 2017 -- Over the weekend of April 8th and 9th, the second annual Mendocino Cannabis Resource Conference (MCRC) for current and aspiring cannabis business owners will take place in Willits, CA.

 

 

In this time of dynamic change for the cannabis industry, the MCRC provides essential information necessary to understand and navigate the complex compliance process and successfully develop a cannabusiness.

 

Karen Byars, Founder and organizer of the MCRC, brings over 25 years of experience in grassroots organizing in cannabis and has a passion for educating both experienced veterans and newcomers to the industry.

 

Karen has lined up an extraordinary range of experienced professionals covering topics ranging from permitting, compliance, and funding to marketing and business infrastructure. Notable speakers include Dr. Amanda Reiman, Casey O’Neill and Pebbles Trippet, as well as Attorneys Ed Denson, Lauren Vasquez, Lauren Mendelsohn and authors, Chris Conrad and Ellen Komp.

 

The Mendocino Cannabis Resource Conference is targeted at compassionate professionals interested in building sustainable businesses while also growing a resilient and values-based community.

 

In the spirit of community building, a limited number of full scholarship tickets will be made available to:

- Native American Tribes located in Mendocino County

- Those who have served prison time for non-violent marijuana convictions.

 

A limited number of partial scholarship tickets will be made available to:

- Members of the California Growers Association (CGA), Small Farmers Association (SFA),  Women Grow!, and individuals who are actively participating in CA Cannabis policy reform.

 

Day 1 attendees will learn about local and State compliance. Day 2 will focus on business development strategies to ensure solid business foundations.

 

Event Schedule

 

Day 1 - Cannabis Compliance

Sunday April 8th 10am – 6pm

 

Welcome – Karen Byars Mendocino Cannabis Resource, LLC

Emcee - Kerry Reynolds, Cannabis Consciousness News

 

Keynote Speaker

History of Mendocino Cannabis Activism – Pebbles Trippet

 

Environmental Regulations

- North Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board

- State Water Board - Water Rights

- Village Eco Systems - Chantal Simonpietri

 

Mendocino County Regulations

- Mendocino CGA - Casey O’Neill

- Hannah Nelson Esq.  

- Mendocino Agriculture Dept. - Diane Curry, Interim Agricultural Commissioner

        Mendocino County Supervisor

 

Medical Cannabis Regulation and Safety Act (MCRSA)

E.D. Lerman Esq.

 

Proposition 64 – The Adult Use Marijuana Act

- Prop 64 – Overview & Reconciliation with MCRSA - Lauren Vazquez, Esq.

- Mendocino 9.30 - Mendocino County Supervisor

- CA Ag. Hemp Regulations  - Chris Conrad, Author, “Hemp - Lifeline to the Future”

 

How to Measure your Cannabis Garden for the Square Footage – Chris Conrad, Court Cannabis Expert Witness & Author

 

Organizations Working on Cannabis Legislation & Regulations

California Growers Association - Casey O’Neill  

International Cannabis Farmers Association - Dr.Amanda ReimanCalifornia NORML - Ellen Komp

 

Saturday April 8th 6 - 9pm

Evening Networking Reception

 

Day 2 - Growing your Cannabusiness

Sunday April 9th 10am – 6pm

 

Welcome – Karen Byars Mendocino Cannabis Resource, LLC

Emcee - Kerry Reynolds, Cannabis Consciousness News

 

Keynote Speaker  

Know Your Rights - Ed Denson, Esq.

 

Fundamentals of Building Your Cannabusiness

- Cannabusiness Plan - Green Rush Consulting  

- Standard Operation Procedures - Cara Cordoni, Asherah Consulting  

- Bookkeeping & Taxes - Liana Held, Liana Limited

- Cannabis Banking - Lauren Mendelsohn

                                           

Developing Your Cannabusiness for Marketing

- Branding - Brandon Knight, Mendocino Group

- Trademarking – Luke Zimmerman, Esq.

- Social Networking – Kyra Reed, Markyr Digital

 

Cannabusiness Structures

- Flow Kana – Brooke Carpenter

- Farmers Cooperatives - Casey O’Neill, Happy Day Farms

- NCGA Genetics - Ron Edwards

- Sunnabis – Wendy Kornberg               

 

What the Market Wants from the Licensed Cultivation Community

- Terpenes - Crystal Rae, Cannaspirit Terpene Topicals

- Analytic Testing - Melissa Moore, Emerald Triangle Analytics

- Pesticides - Emily Richardson, CW Analytics

 

Funding for your Cannabusiness

Incubators - Carter Laren, Gateway Incubator       

                                  

Enhancements for your Cannabusiness

- Certified Kind - Andrew Black

- Cultural Terroir; Narratives of Mendocino - Genine Coleman

 

Event Information

Photos and interviews available by request

 

For more information and to request a scholarship contact Mendocino Cannabis Resource at 707-223-4367 or MendocinoCannabisResource@gmail.com

 

Contact: Karen Byars, Mendocino Cannabis Resource, LLC

Phone: 707-223-4367

Email: mendocinocannabisresource@gmail.com

Website: http://mendocinocannabisresource.com/

Tickets available at: http://mendocinocannabisresource.com/mcr-2017-registration/

And in person at Compassionate Heart, 190 Kuki Rd, Ukiah

and Headroom,  215 Main st, Willits


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04/16/17
Easter Sunday
04/21/17
Heart of the Redwoods Community Hospice Plant Sale

Join us on Friday, April 21st for our annual Hospice Plant Sale. This year the plant sale will be part of Redway Feed's Earth Day Celebration.  Come on down to Redway Feed and Garden Supply between 9a.m.-4 p.m. to pick up some great plants for your garden!

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