“For how big the fires were and how long they lasted and the scale of them, I think our industry came out pretty lucky,” said Alexa Wall, a board member of the Sonoma County Growers Alliance in Northern California. “I wouldn’t say fully unscathed but not nearly as detrimental as some people were thinking it would be.”
As legal business continues to normalize, we must ask ourselves whether the industry affords everyone equal opportunities. While certain U.S. states have established social equity programs within their laws, many people don’t feel it is enough to correct the current imbalances.
"Back when I attended high school in Maplewood, New Jersey, it would have been hard to imagine a day when your local emporium could be as commonplace as having a neighborhood bagel shop or pizzeria. However, that’s exactly what New Jersey is set to accomplish with the new micro business licenses."
Super soil is a heavily amended organic soil, and provides plants everything they need at just the right times. The idea is that if you mix your recipe correctly, you will not have to feed synthetic liquid nutrients throughout the plant's life. While we do not like to refer to Gaia's Gift as a super soil, it certainly is.