High Tea Honors Mothers of a Movement

  Women of cannabis have been getting a lot of attention lately, and rightly so. Leaders in many arenas, from activism and education to business and politics, they’re setting the tone for a new industry and igniting a conversation that’s pulling in voices you might not expect to hear in the cannabis space. Due in […]

Eat the Roach: Women Grow Better Together

  As women in the cannabis industry, we’ve got an uphill climb and it’s steep. We must walk a fine line, hit just the right note: presenting the new face of cannabis in order to move the industry forward while scrambling to maintain credibility in the boys’ club that has historically been this culture. Images […]

Eat the Roach: My Pregnancy, My Birth, My Choice

My daughter’s seventh birthday was just before the winter Solstice. Like many parents, I am prone to nostalgia around this time, as I dig back through my memory to recall that experience, those first days together, and to examine the profound impact her presence has had on the person I’ve become. Among other things (e.g. […]

Eat the Roach: Cannabis and the Social Construction of Motherhood

“There is nothing revolutionary whatsoever about the control of women’s bodies by men.  The woman’s body is the terrain on which patriarchy is erected.” — Adrienne Rich, Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Institution and Experience     Women in cannabis were big news last week, between Charlo Greene launching her crusade for legal marijuana in […]

Eat the Roach: I put a WRK sticker on Sartre’s face

  When I started using cannabis it had a seriously masculine mystique. My initial experience was with a group of guys – neighbors, we’d all grown up together – at a party. I’d brought my girlfriends with me, but none of them wanted to go outside onto the deck to smoke a bowl, and I […]