Budtender Spotlight: Desirae Taylor from the Greener Side

Written and photographed by Jassy McKinley What made you want to get into the cannabis industry? Well originally my mom had a medical marijuana card, and she actually started getting her card in 2001. So I was about eleven or twelve years old then, and my parents weren’t shy about it being an open thing. …

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Budtender Spotlight: Bridget Gavin of River Valley Remedies

How and when did you become a budtender? I started out in April of 2015 working for Joe and Chelsea Hopkins at The Greener Side. Bloom Hill Botanicals, my family’s cannabis farm, provided The Greener Side with some flower and I jumped at the opportunity to work one-on-one with patients. I’m indescribably grateful for them …

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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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