NEW FOR 2017!
Featuring the Canna Education Center, select exhibitors, curated talks,
and a dub music stage by Mountain Lion Hi-Fi.
Green Alley will be located on Tehama Street off of 2nd Street, across from Art Alley.
Now that cannabis has finally been legalized in California, the How Weird Street Faire is pleased to introduce a new addition to our multi-faceted event. Green Alley will showcase a lively exhibition of select products and services. There will be talks from cannabis experts at the Cannabis Education Center, as well as information on related subjects. Come meet the experts and pioneers, and get an update on the evolving status of cannabis and hemp.
There will be no sales of cannabis at the faire this year.
Green Alley is open to all How Weird Street Faire participants.
There will be a special Opening Ritual at Noon from Swami Chaitanya
on the music stage at the end of Green Alley.
Swami and Nikki Lastreto will give a talk at 4:20pm at the stage
on the spiritual dimensions of cannabis.
COME AND MEET THE CANNABIS EXPERTS
IN THE CANNA EDUCATION CENTER TENT
1:00 Ellen Holland, Cannabis Now Magazine
Strategies for marketing cannabis brands.
1:30 Robyn Pierce, Oaksterdam Univeristy
Step-by-step guide for legal, low cost, high quality home growing.
2:00 Andrea Brooks, SAVA
All about the healing power of cannabis topical products.
2:30 Swami Chaitanya and Nikki Lastreto, Swami Select, Emerald Cup
The state of the legal Cannabis State.
3:00 Frenchy Cannoli, Master Hash Crafter
Hash making techniques, and survey of concentrates, solventless rosins, and extracts.
3:30 Tim Blake, Emerald Cup
Ecological initiatives of California growers, moving to all organic and sustainable practices.
4:00 Ed Rosenthal, Quick Trading Company
Tips and insights on cultivation and legalization from the “Guru of Ganja”.
4:30 Linda DeLair, Hempstead Project
The many uses of hemp: food, textiles, fabrication, building materials, fuel, and more.
5:00 Patrick Goggin, Cannabis Law Attorney
The ABCs of Proposition 64, going into full effect January 2018.
5:30 Dragonfly DeLuz, Cannabis Journalist
The latest innovations in vaping and tips for healthy consumption.
6:00 Larry Bedard, Physician with the California Medical Association
An overview of the curative qualities of properly administered cannabis protocols, why it is not a gateway drug, and how to play a role in changing public opinion and government restrictions on medical cannabis.
Nikki Lastreto and Swami Chaitanya
International cannabis educators, founders of Swami Select and Ganga Ma Gardens, Mendocino activists.
Nikki and Swami will lead an Opening Ceremony for the Inaugural Green Alley, and later present the state of the Cannabis State in the Canna Education Center tent.
Founder of the Emerald Cup, Healing Harvest Farms, and Area 101 in Laytonville. He was also a founding member of Reform CA, and serves on the board of the Mendocino Cannabis Industry Association.
Tim will speak about the environmental responsibility of the California grower communities, and describe ways growers are not only going organic, but adopting sustainable practices across the board.
Horticulturist, author, cannabis advocate, and the “Guru of Ganja”.
A founder of High Times Magazine and author of the long-running “Ask Ed” column, Rosenthal will share his knowledge on cannabis cultivation and legalization.
Dr. Larry Bedard
Physician with the California Medical Association.
Former President of the American College of Emergency Physicians and long time delegate to the California Medical Assoication, authored the CMA resolution that resulted in the first major medical society to support legalization of cannabis.
Cannabis law attorney.
Active on the front lines of local and national cannabis law, Patrick will review the ABC’s of Prop 64.
Legendary hash crafter.
Learn about the wide variety of hash making techniques, and the various forms of concentrates, solventless rosins, and extracts available today.
Founder of Sava.
Andrea will share her knowledge of the healing power of cannabis topical products.
California Outreach Coordinator of Hempstead Project HEART.
Linda will give a thorough overview of the many uses of hemp: for food, textiles, fabrication, building materials, fuel, and more.
Dragonfly de la Luz
Journalist and cannabis chronnoisseur.
Dragonfly will discuss the latest innovations in vaping and share tips to make you healthier.
Grow Instructor at Oaksterdam University.
Long-time cultivator Robyn will provide step by step guidance in developing a very basic low cost garden for growing 6 plants at home, legally and with very high quality results.
Senior editor for Cannabis Now Magazine.
Holland will discuss the future of cannabis media, as well as strategies for effectively marketing cannabis brands.
Here is a map showing all of the booths on Green Alley
Click on the map for a bigger version.
Green Alley is curated by Michael Gosney, producer of the Deep Green events.
If you are interested in participating, contact greenalley at howweird.org
Green Alley is made possible by our select sponsors.
“Hemp will be the future of all mankind, or there won’t be a future.”
– Jack Herer