From being weird to handling a homeless crisis, helping each other through tough times to exclusive interviews with local newsmakers, this podcast is dedicated to the people, issues, places and history that make Portland, Oregon one of America's most-unique cities and desirable destinations.
Mainstream Weedia: Cannabis on Demand
Thanks to Oregon law, recreational cannabis users can order pot to be delivered directly to their homes. But, does the system work? This week, we talk to David Fuegy from Rip City Delivery about the challenges, the COVID boom, the City of Portland's Cannabis program, and how to stay nimble in a down market
Mainstream Weedia: High-end Hemp Research
Some of the most comprehensive research being done on industrial hemp is being done in Corvallis, Oregon at the Oregon State University Global Hemp Innovation Center. This week, Associate Director Jeffery Steiner stops by to talk about the work they are doing and the transformative potential of a bio-based economy.
Mainstream Weedia: Crimewave
There is an epidemic of robberies at Oregon pot shops and legal grow operations. This week, the owner of a shop that was violently robbed at gunpoint stops by to talk about the experience, how his employees are doing now, and what needs to change.
Mainstream Weedia: Living the G-U-D life
Nestled on the banks of the Rogue River, in Josephine County, there is a farm owned by a woman who, about 10 years ago as her friends sought their professional paths in Portland, she knew her place was in the cannabis culture of Southern Oregon. Today she operates an all-organic, environmentally sustainable, community-orientated business, and, even with the challenges facing the industry right now, her life is not only great... it’s Güd! This episode, we speak with Jessica Clements, owner and operator of Güd Gardens
Mainstream Weedia: Legislative Wins and Losses
Oregon Cannabis Association Executive Director Megahn Walstatter returns to show to talk about legislative wins and losses for the OCA, the bad actors in Southern Oregon and the current, troubling state of the Oregon Cannabis Industry.
Mainstream Weedia: A Southern Oregon Tradition
Southern Oregon has provided much of the cannabis for adult and medicinal use for years. CEO and co-owner of East Fork Cultivators, Mason Walker is here to talk about being a good neighbor, a good steward of the land, and dealing with cartel-driven grow operations in Josephine County.
Really helps me prepare for the week while simultaneously educating me on local weather phenomena. Keep up the good work!
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Since I know this story intimately. I’m interested to see how detailed this will get. Will they go through the different theories? I also wrote a fiction novel based on interviews I had with Walter Graven I. The 80’s