It is against this backdrop that I recently hosted a CBD infused meal and educational event at a local restaurant, well known for its innovative food. The event came about because of serendipity and collaboration. It all started when one of my friends who is a regular at a local restaurant began talking to the chef about cannabis.Read More
One of the most popular cannabis topics this year is terpenes. Perhaps you haven’t heard about them yet, but you will. Have you ever smelled a cannabis bud and thought of any of the following words: piney, lemony, mushroom-smelling, gasoliny, or flowery? If so, that’s the terpenes talking.Read More
This weekend I did something brand new—I was a guest on a podcast. Kannaboomers, a podcast dedicated to those of us of a certain age who may have tried cannabis in their early days and are thinking about it again in a legal environment. In other words, me and a whole bunch of people like me—the canna-curious.Read More
As Valentine’s day approaches, I thought I would write about three of my favorite things: cannabis, intimacy, and sex. One popular question I get is whether cannabis can make sex better and the answer is yes! Of course, every person is different and cannabis is certainly not right for every partner but if you are curious, read on! Here are five potential benefits that cannabis can bring to intimacy.Read More
Would it surprise you to know that colleges -in increasing numbers- are beginning to offer classes about cannabis? And I know what some of you are thinking, “yeah, I majored in cannabis back in the day as well.” Maybe, and I won’t remark on your college consumption days, but you were not earning college credit and were not taking strategic classes that would lead to employment in an industry that is poised to become the biggest opportunity we have seen since the dot com daysRead More
This past December I was fortunate enough to be able to travel with my family to Colombia, South America. The first thing I learned is it’s “Colombia not Columbia” as I was reminded by an assortment of t-shirts and baseball caps found in the [local market]. But that was only the beginning of what I learned.Read More
When I began researching cannabis, I found a great documentary called The Scientist: Are We Missing Something? This documentary tells the story of Israeli scientist Raphael Mechoulam who has been studying cannabis since the 1960’s.
Mechoulam and his team wanted to find out if cannabis had any effect on concussions and decided to study car drivers who had been in accidents and experienced concussions. They were able to administer large doses of CBD to car crash victims within 4 hours and what they found was amazing.Read More
At a recent cannabis seminar, speaker and activist Wanda James challenged the audience to talk about cannabis freely with our neighbors, co-workers, friends, and family. She believes it is part of the normalization of cannabis and the more we talk about it, the more we can inform and engage a sometimes skeptical audience.
It takes courage to start the conversation. Read my story of letting my mom and family know, and a few tips I have for you.Read More
Much like learning another language, when you start to hear about and learn about cannabis, many of the terms and abbreviations may sound strange and confusing. I made it my mission to find out about these terms and to begin to become informed about cannabis.
This means that I can save you some time. And much like a trusted Sherpa, I’m here to help you navigate the cannabis landscape. This blog will provide a very quick history lesson and then we’ll cover some key, basic terms.Read More
When you start examining the world of cannabis, it’s a bit like peeling an onion. Once you get through one level, there is another layer and another and another. But the good news is that the things you discover are exciting, weird, unlikely, and at least for me, I wanted to learn more. If you are curious, learning about cannabis is a topic ripe for exploration.
To get you started, here is a list of ten things about cannabis that will grab your attention…Read More
When you have the chance to visit an amazing country that also allows you to experience cannabis in a comfortable perhaps novel way, it is an attraction. And it just so happens that many cannabis friendly options exist in beautiful locales.Read More
Do you have questions about cannabis and CBD products, questions like “Is it addictive?” “What conditions does it work for?” “What is the difference between CBD and THC?” “What should I ask my doctor?” “What is it like in a dispensary?” “What is the difference between medical and recreational cannabis?” “What is hemp?”
My goal at Our CommunityHarvest is to satiate your curiosity with facts, stories, answers to your questions and a carefully chosen and curiously curated online store of products and educational resources. — Rob Mejia, President of Our Community Harvest llc, a cannabis education company and Author of The Essential Cannabis Book: A Field Guide for the Curious.Read More
For many of us, pets are family. And like family, we want them to be happy and pain free. Would it surprise you to know that there is a long history of healing canines with cannabis?
Do you know there are CBD products that can help with pet anxiety, joint inflammation and pain? This blog answers commonly-asked questions about pets and cannabis.Read More