129 episodes

Before weed delivery apps and dispensaries that look like day spas, a flourishing black market meant trading pounds of marijuana for thousands in cash.Comedian Billy Wayne Davis (Conan, Last Comic Standing) sits down alongside co-host and organic cannabis grower Mike McGowan to talk with these criminals-gone-corporate as they spill the bong water on everything from evading police to making a living in a legalized world.Funny, brutally honest, and, at times, shocking interviews leave listeners feeling like they're eavesdropping on a drug deal. Davis and McGowan have a knack for making the mics feel invisible, creating a rich living history of a soon-to-be forgotten world of prohibition pot.This is Grown Local.

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    • True Crime
    • 4.8 • 135 Ratings

Before weed delivery apps and dispensaries that look like day spas, a flourishing black market meant trading pounds of marijuana for thousands in cash.Comedian Billy Wayne Davis (Conan, Last Comic Standing) sits down alongside co-host and organic cannabis grower Mike McGowan to talk with these criminals-gone-corporate as they spill the bong water on everything from evading police to making a living in a legalized world.Funny, brutally honest, and, at times, shocking interviews leave listeners feeling like they're eavesdropping on a drug deal. Davis and McGowan have a knack for making the mics feel invisible, creating a rich living history of a soon-to-be forgotten world of prohibition pot.This is Grown Local.

    Adam Jacques

    Adam Jacques

    Billy Wayne & Mike have an eye opening discussion with cannabis expert Adam Jacques about the cutting edge in CBD genetics, the future of cannabis, and what to look for when finding YOUR strain. Jim Davis is also hanging but we talk to him more in depth later in the season.

    Grown Local is produced by SLEE

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ryley McCorquodale

    Ryley McCorquodale

    Billy Wayne & Mike have a laid back talk with Eugene grower Ryley McCorquodale about no-till growing, blowing glass, making bombs in the early days of extract and then getting pushed out of the industry,

    Produced by SLEE.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    AJ

    AJ

    Billy Wayne & Mike have a candid conversation with current tattoo artist AJ about her former life in the cannabis industry. She speaks honestly about why she got into growing, the hard life lessons, being a female in a male dominated illegal industry, and what made her walk away.

    Produced by SLEE.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Pedro Gonzalez

    Pedro Gonzalez

    Billy Wayne & Mike speak with Pedro Gonzalez about immigrating from Mexico, the value of working hard everyday, doing what makes you happy, and how important curing is in the harvesting process.


    Produced by SLEE.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Wisco Kid

    Wisco Kid

    Billy Wayne & Mike do a couple dabs then have a lively discussion with the Wisco Kid. Originally from Wisconsin, we talk to him about leaving his chef job and moving his family to Eugene, he tells us about growing deep in the woods in Wisconsin as a teenager, and Billy Wayne stops them from really nerding out several times.
    Grown Local is produced by SLEE.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Jim Davis

    Jim Davis

    Billy Wayne & Mike have a ball listening to Eugene cannabis salesman Jim Davis, the dudes talk about everything from the old days before anything was legal to what he was doing last week. We'll probably have to bring him back.

    Grown Local is produced by SLEE.

    • 1 hr 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
135 Ratings

135 Ratings

rambriz1 ,

Great Show!

Great content, great, hosts, great guests.

mjjTNmjjTN ,

Billy & Mike are the best!

This is a podcast that comes from the heart of two of the biggest hearted dudes you can find! Billy & Mike truly care about the people & places they talk about which likewise are the people who put their whole hearts into making the cannabis industry match the warmth & love these plants give & represent

Foeberg ,

Great show!

This is the world I grew up in and a great slice of a soon to disappear culture

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