The Emerald Magazine, "Mendocino Generations Collective"

Autumn is a time in the Emerald Triangle when artisan ganja farmers delight in the sparkling colors and aromas that emanate from cannabis flowers ripening throughout their gardens. Organic sun grown purists like myself once counted down the days when these fresh buds would at last be ready for toking, since the prior year’s aging harvest had lost much of its fragrance, sheen and robust effects. Those lean days are a thing of the past, thanks to light deprivation farming, which tricks cannabis plants into finishing much earlier than full term plants by cutting back daylight hours with a sun-blocking tarp.

Chiah Rodriques