Shaping Fire host Shango Los interviews the most knowledgable and insightful people in cannabis and entheogens. With topics ranging from cannabis cultivation, medicine and hashmaking, to healing humans with microdosing, there is something for every sort of enthusiast.
Indoor Raised Bed with Horizon Soil Technique First Cycle Assessment with Leighton Morrison
How does a horizon-style living soil bed function in real life? On this episode of Shaping Fire, host Shango Los and soil biologist Leighton Morrison assess the first run of Shango's indoor raised bed implementing regenerative cultivation techniques and the horizon soil strategy as explained in Shaping Fire episode 54. Included are soil layer measurements, fungus gnats, a failed green mulch and the best plants Shango has ever grown.
Special Shaping Fire Episode: Shango Los as guest on the Curious About Cannabis Podcast
On this episode of Shaping Fire, we share with you an episode of the Curious About Cannabis podcast. Shaping Fire host Shango Los was recently special guest on the show. Shango and CAC host Jason Wilson discuss using outdoor regenerative cultivation techniques indoors, the rocky transition from medical to recreational markets for cannabis patients, how to form local growers collectives and how Shango formed the one on Vashon Island, the rise of autoflowers, and some behind the scenes thoughts about the Shaping Fire podcast.
Psilocybin Mushrooms and Brain Chemistry with guest Miyabe Shields PhD
More and more, folks are embracing the mental and physical benefits found in using psilocybin mushrooms in either small or large doses. On this episode of Shaping Fire, host Shango Los invites Dr. Miyabe Shields back to explain how psilocin stimulates the serotonin and other systems, how differing doses reach specific threshold points and using this knowledge to heal humans.
Naming Our Monsters: Is this Post-Prohibition? with guest Dr. Dominic Corva PhD
Cannabis normalization is a patchwork of mismatched laws across the country. And this uncoordinated approach creates inefficiencies that cost money, liberties and lives. Only by naming these challenges and facing them straight-on will we have any chance of fixing the American cannabis experiment. On this special episode of Shaping Fire, host Shango Los talks with Dr. Dominic Corva PhD about the impact of state-licensing on long-time cannabis farmers in California, the awkwardness of prohibition and licensed sales existing at the same time, cannabis prohibition as a public health issue, the profitable injustice of non-violent cannabis prisoners, the latest on electrical usage by industrial agriculture cannabis farms and the rise of the citizen scientist.
The New Science on Using CBG
The cannabinoid Cannabigerol (CBG) is so new to being studied that most people are still unclear what varieties of relief it offers. On this episode of Shaping Fire, host Shango Los welcomes back neurologist Dr. Ethan Russo to discuss his new study published this week compiling patient uses for cannabigerol, the specific ailments CBG works for, and the quality of patient results.
Deploying Aerobic and Anaerobic Soil Amendments with guest Leighton Morrison
All life breathes in its own way. We can become better cultivators by understanding the interplay between aerobic and anaerobic microbes and bacteria. On this episode of Shaping Fire, host Shango Los welcomes back soil biologist Leighton Morrison to discuss the differences between aerobic and anaerobic environments, the interplay between oxygen-loving microbes and bacteria in building soil structure, and how to breathe life into dirt to regenerate your soil.
Top Grade AAAA+
Shango’s passions and intelligence shine through in this podcast like a Hawaiian sunrise! This is one of the best podcasts I’ve ever listened to. Shango is an absolute legend in the cannabis community.
1 pod cast and I was hocked
Came accross Shaping Fire podcast as a recommended listen. Just had time for 2 today but excited to go back in time and see what I can learn. I’m in the medical field and can’t wait to Cannabis is part of our treatment plans, as first line treatments. Great episode on breathing and cannabis. Can’t wait for the next podcast. Well spoken. Changed the way I breath. Thanks.
Stumbled across this after looking for information for treatment for post concussion syndrome which I’ve been struggling with ever since a TBI 6 months ago. Thank you for the amazing info in the treating tbi with cannabis episode. Feeling hopeful and looking forward to listening to other episodes 😊