Category: Press

Science Meets Sustainability: Feature in Grow Magazine

We recently had the honor of being interviewed by PK of Grow Magazine. Check out our 6-page feature below! One thing is for certain: indoor hydroponics is not the first thing that comes to my mind when thinking about sustainability. The equipment you need along with the electricity to run and control it all makes… Read more »

Behind the Scenes With an Off-Grid Cannabis Farm Eyeing Automation

Oregon’s Enterprise Farm relies on a knowledgeable team to maintain quality in a completely off-grid indoor operation, as its next facility shifts gears toward higher-tech production efficiencies. Enterprise Farm is an off-grid cannabis cultivation operation focusing on sustainable practices in Oregon’s competitive marketplace. Founder and Director Kyle Pope says that the key to his farm’s… Read more »

What we’ve learned from three years of legal marijuana

Jim and Kevin Fisher grew up on an apple farm in upstate New York. By the time the brothers were teenagers, they were regularly tending and harvesting the orchard, planting and pruning thousands of trees and watching how their parents managed the business. Whenever the brothers had the chance, they’d smoke weed from pipes they… Read more »

Where We Live: Oregon’s growing marijuana industry

Ken Boddie and KOIN 6 News Staff – PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The legalization of recreational marijuana in Oregon is bringing the black market out of the shadows, and for the first time, you don’t need a medical marijuana card to walk into a pot shop. Marijuana has always been one of Oregon’s most lucrative cash crops,… Read more »

Oregon’s Legal Marijuana Industry Will Be Worth Nearly $500 Million by 2020

The legal marijuana industry is one of the fastest-growing industries in the nation. Businesses in Oregon, where sales of recreational weed will be legal beginning in October, are poised to cash in. (Medical marijuana has been legal there since 1998.) According to a recent report by New Frontier, a big data provider for the cannabis industry, the Beaver State’s marijuana market will nearly double in size… Read more »