The USDA & Controlled Environment Agriculture: A Q&A with Derek Smith, Executive Director of the RII

In this article, Aaron Green interviews Derek Smith, executive director of Resource Innovation Institute (RII) to learn more about their recent proposal on controlled environmental agriculture (CEA) to the USDA and their involvement in supporting the Cannabis Administration and Opportunity Act (CAOA).

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Too Many Cannabis Firms Put Sustainability in Last Place

In this op-ed, Makwana makes the case for putting environmental sustainability at top of mind for the sake of improving bottom lines in the years to come.

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Essential Elements to Set Up a Green, Zero-Waste Grow Facility

Consider a few of these tips to efficiently manage your resources and effectively enhance your bottom line.

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Clean Green Farming is Good for Cannabis

In this piece, Khalid-Al Naser makes his case for how Clean Green farming practices with regenerative and sustainable agriculture operations are beneficial for the cannabis industry.

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Flower-Side Chats Part 3: A Q&A with Harvey Craig, CEO Harvey’s All Naturals and Co-Founder of Boot Ranch Farms

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In Part 3, Green chats with Harvey Craig, CEO Harvey’s All Naturals and co-founder of Boot Ranch Farms, to learn more about their sustainable farming practices and how they process their material for wellness products.

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Reduce Environmental Impact of Cannabinoid Production Through Biosynthesis

In this op-ed, Maxim Mikheev argues that using biosynthesis to produce cannabinoids could be more environmentally sustainable than commercial scale cultivation.

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Flower-Side Chats Part 2: A Q&A with Bill Conkling, Founder and CEO of Maggie’s Farm

In this series, Aaron Green sits down and interviews a number of integrated cannabis companies and flower brands. In Part 2, Green chats with Bill Conkling, Founder and CEO at Maggie’s Farm, to learn more about the benefits of outdoor growing, localism and their recent Clean Green certification.

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New Trade Organization Launches: The Sustainable Cannabis Coalition

A group of businesses in the cultivation and technology space has launched the Sustainable Cannabis Coalition (SCC), to collaborate on improving data-driven sustainability in cultivation, manufacturing and distribution throughout the market.

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