We Go High: Autumn at the Apple Orchard

The pumpkin spice takeover came so swiftly. First it was the pumpkin spice latte at various local coffee shops and national coffee chains. Then it was a few things at Trader Joes. Then it was all things at Trader Joes.…

Splimm’s Children’s Book is #LilMamaApproved!

We’ve always admired companies that take parents seriously. Companies that aren’t just trying to sell us crap we don’t need, but that are working to make our complicated lives a little easier, a little better, or a little more fun.…

Portland’s Panacea: Cannabis For The Community

There are a few unusual things about Panacea, a cannabis dispensary located at the eastern end of Portland’s Green Mile. Some are easily discernible, like the art gallery lobby featuring canvases from local painters. Or the fact that not all…

Erbanna: Posh Pot Accessories for the Everywoman

I’ve come a long way from my hemp backpack days. In college, when I wore Birkenstocks with socks and wrapped strands of hair with embroidery floss and beads, the shapeless natural fiber sack coordinated well with my look. And, because…

Splimming with Tokeativity: Empowered Women Empower Women

The first time I attended a Tokeativity event, I knew I wanted to go back. I’d been to gatherings at the same venue, all of which were wonderful, and I’d been to women-centric cannabis industry events too. But there was…

Splimming with 3E Strategies: Cylvia Hayes on Sustainability

There may be no more greater issue facing the legal cannabis industry than the need to cultivate sustainability. Though the end of prohibition can positively impact our economy, public health, and the way we approach social justice, we must recognize…

Cannabis for PPD in Good Housekeeping

We’re learning more every day about the benefits of cannabis. And while it’s generally accepted that this plant can help people battling cancer and struggling with other debilitating and chronic conditions, things get trickier when you start talking about PPD.…

Answering Kids’ Cannabis Questions for PDX Parent

Raising kids in a state that recently legalized cannabis for adult use means answering a new set of questions. Portland writer Beth Slovic figured this out when her four-year-old wanted to know what the green cross that she saw on…

Breastfeeding & Cannabis on The Lil’ Mamas

When our favorite mama blog, The Lil’ Mamas, asked us to share a story in honor of National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, we jumped at the chance. It’s been many years since nursing was a part of my daily routine, so…

Green Box PDX Keeps Parents Cool with Curated Cannabis Delivery

We’ve all been there.   It’s a familiar scene for parents: Friday night, a car full of kids and noise, no dinner planned, not enough time to stop. No one wants to take an exhausted child to the grocery store…