Knowledge Over Stigma: River Valley Remedies

words by Delaney Rea | photo by Michael Davies *sponsored content* “Destigmatize.” It’s a word that gets thrown around a lot in conversation about the cannabis industry. We’ve all heard canna-advocates express their desire for wider acceptance and deeper understanding of the plant, but how does it become a reality? What tangible steps can be …

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Why Terpenes Matter

words by Anna Glavash What do lemons, pepper, lavender, eucalyptus, mangoes, lilacs and hops all have in common? They all smell fantastic because they all contain terpenes. Visitors to the “terpene experience booth” at the Cultivation Classic cannabis competition in Portland on May 12 could experience smells—and some tastes too—in an interactive display of snacks …

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Find Your Adventure With WYLD Gummies

Words by Skyla Patton | Photo Contributed by WYLD Canna What are your Sunday plans? Relaxing at home? Going on an adventure? Soaking in a hot tub? Whether you’re an adventurer or a movies-with-popcorn type, the possibilities are endless with a delicious WYLD gummy to enhance your experience. Made with all-natural fruit, these fun-sized infused …

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February’s Strain of the Month: Grape Ape

Words by Skyla Patton | Photo by Trevor Meyer If you’re looking for something to mellow any harsh vibes but also give you a spark of productivity, the infamous Grape Ape is the strain for you. February’s endless downpour of rain and chilly weather can get the best of anyone, especially with seasonal depression and …

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Budtender Spotlight: Kyrsha Witherspoon

Interview and Photo by Anna Glavash How and when did you become a budtender? Two years ago, I started at Twenty After Four. I was wanting to get out of the retirement home I was working at, and I was recreationally smoking because of my social anxiety. I had a friend that was working at …

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Hemp Press: Saving the World One Sheet at a Time

Words by Kelsey Tidball | Photo by Sierra Pedro Did you know that more than seven billion trees are cut down each year to provide us with paper products alone? Did you know that instead of cutting down all those trees, paper can be made out of hemp? And did you know that hemp paper …

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Like Honey To Bees: Cannabis Extraction from Flower to Jar

Words by Anna Glavash | Photo by Sierra Pedro If you’ve ever dabbed or vaped cannabis oil, you’ve probably wondered, “How did the cannabis flower become this golden substance?” Cannabis extracts have come a long way since the dangerous days of open blasting and black-market butane hash oil (BHO). Today’s extraction process is done by …

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The Greener Side: Eugene’s Longest Running Dispensary

words by Delaney Rea | photo by Trevor Meyer When Joe Hopkins moved to Eugene in 2012, Tracktown USA wasn’t his first choice. His family was more drawn to the city of Bend – the snow offered in that part of the state was particularly enticing. However, what ultimately made Eugene the place to go …

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Live Life WYLD

words by Sierra Pedro and Kelsey Tidball | photo contributed by WYLD Have you ventured into the wonderful world of edibles yet? Whether you’re already an edibles fan or you have yet to try them, you’ve got to hear about one of the best edibles companies in the Pacific Northwest. WYLD, an Oregon-based cannabis company …

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