People browse through rows of vendors in the hills in Malibu, scoping out farmers’ latest crops and companies’ products. They discuss where products are from and how farmers grow.
These people aren’t picking up groceries — they’re getting pot.
Emerald Exchange brings Northern California farmers and Southern California companies together for an event that features a cannabis farmers market, workshops, music, a speaker series and educational events. The first Emerald Exchange was held in Malibu last August and two other events have been held since then. Some 500 attendees came out for the latest event in March.
As California dives into a so-called green rush with the legalization of recreational marijuana last November, Emerald Exchange gives attendees an opportunity to learn about the cannabis they are consuming, where it comes from and how it’s grown — from some of the best farmers in the business.
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