Sun+Earth Certified farmers bring love and soul to their work, growing cannabis the way everything should be grown—with deep attention and affection for the health of their soil and community
Briceland Forest Farm, located in the lush forest of Humboldt County’s coast range, grows a diversity of cannabis, vegetables, herbs, and fruit on their family farmstead. BFF’s goal is to share with their community and beyond the wholesome food and medicine that embodies the elemental life force of our natural world, while also restoring the ecosystem through loving stewardship. No-till, permaculture, and bio-intensive techniques are their foundation, but they are always learning and striving to find better ways to care for the land and people through agriculture. They were awarded the 2017 Regenerative Cannabis Farm Award at the Emerald Cup in recognition of their ethical and earth-loving growing practices.
Elysian Fields is an off-grid homestead farm in Mendocino County. They are second-generation farmers, proudly part of a community established by their parents and fellow back-to-the-landers in the early 1970’s. They remain committed to the land, community, and lifestyle that their elders passed along. Inheriting seeds saved from more than four decades of breeding cannabis in their specific microclimate, they have further developed their own signature cultivars. Elysian Fields is solar powered, nourished by rainwater, and surrounded by wildlife and thriving oak woodlands. They produce cut flowers and vegetables, rotationally graze heritage breeds of sheep, goats, and pigs, and grow unique high-quality cannabis.
Emerald Spirit Botanicals bring the sweetness of the earth through a rare selection of 1:1 varieties, grown only with certified organic inputs on a naturally resilient diversified farm. Together, guided by the plant spirits, mother and sons work to bring healing and balance to the earth and humanity. Each year, their high-quality cannabis becomes more and more acclimated to their southwest-facing microclimate as they continue to breed their strains forward to bring you this 1:1 balance. They are grateful to work closely with the earth and energies of their land and they hope you feel the love in the medicine they bring to the world.
HappyDay Farms is a small, diversified family farm located in the hills of northern Mendocino County. Perched 3,000 feet up on a southwest slope, their terraced gardens produce year-round bounty. Off-grid and solar-powered, this multi-generational team have taken their motto "Great Success" into everything they do. In addition to medicinal sungrown cannabis, the family grows produce and flowers for their local Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and farmers markets. Their unique terroir and microclimate produces small-batch, craft medicinal cannabis products from artisanal, seed-stock varietals, accentuated further by the high positive vibes they bring to their work.
Herbanology is a small family farm dedicated to helping heal their local ecosystem while bringing high-quality cannabis to their customers. They work off-grid in harmony with their rustic surroundings, using permaculture and regenerative practices to produce flowers grown with the utmost love and the highest standards. Herbanology adheres to the principles of "living organics," using handcrafted soils amended with natural teas, native beneficials, and local nutrients to maximize microbial life. Treating their plants with deep respect and gratitude, they co-create with nature to produce some of Mendocino’s finest craft cannabis.
Tina and Moon Made Farms have earned their place at the forefront of the regenerative cannabis movement through hard work, determined advocacy, and intuitive vision. Observing and navigating in harmony with the natural order of all things, including the lunar cycles, they have developed uniquely balanced CBD:THC varietals. From their beautiful perch near the epicenter of the Emerald Triangle, they weave knowledge both new and old together to create phenomenal cannabis. Ever improving their land, creating fertility on site, minimizing tillage, and teaming with their local soil biology, we can look forward to even more balance, potency and purity from these magic makers.
Nestled in the sun-lit Mendocino hills, PolyKulture offers biologically farmed craft cannabis. Through the use of regenerative horticulture, they are redefining the art of sungrown. Johanna and Micah carry their passion for farming all the way up from the roots, through the soil food web, into the compost pile, and out into the world. Cover cropping, reduced tillage, mulching, and companion planting are some of the ways they keep the magic and the fertility right where they belong. Not every path leads to the finest cannabis in the world, but if you follow in these footsteps, you'll be on the right track.
Waterdog Herb Farm is a 160-acre homestead in the rural mountains of Mendocino. This empowered and skillful husband and wife team practice proven permaculture techniques and biodynamic methods to keep their land evolving harmoniously. Cultivating medicinal herbs, fruits, vegetables, and perennials, they maintain a living system that benefits not only the land, its wildlife and pollinators, but also brings forth incredible sungrown cannabis. Benefiting from the knowledge of three generations of soil builders, there is a strong and clear sense of purpose in all they do. By taking the time to do things the right way, they create real solutions and sustained fertility, inspiring more farmers to step up their game.