You say you’ve not been to a cannabis exchange? Let the co-founders of Emerald Exchange, Justin Calvino and Michael Katz, take you to their farmers’ market-style events
- Some of the Emerald Triangle’s greatest growers come down from the mountain’s to sell their product. The Emerald Exchange allows farmers to boosts their margins by selling directly to consumers. In turn, bud fans get to access top-flight stuff.
- “In the same way people make moral and ethical decisions about the purchases they make for clothes and food, awareness of where things are coming from. All of those things do come into play in cannabis,” Katz said.
- Calvino is founder of the Mendocino Appelations Project.
- Acknowledging that there’s a camp who’s inclined to say “not at all,” here’s how the people who get paid to talk about dabbing think newbies should go about it.