The nation’s first, definitive valuation of our legal crop—the Leafly Cannabis Harvest Report 2021—gets even more definitive with a series of colorful interviews and profiles of actual, living, breathing pot farmers. (They’re just like us!)
Below, Leafly polled cannabis farmers from across the US on how 2021 went. A lot of them crushed it. Read their answers.
How did this year’s growing go?
“We have had a great year. We are completing an expansion, plan on expanding again, and everyone here takes a lot of pride in the job we do.”
—Bryce Marlow, 32, Second shift manager, Ariez, Anna, IL
“2021 has been our best year yet and we expect that to continue into 2022 and beyond.”
—Evan Marder, 51, Director of Cultivation, FLEUR, Las Vegas, NV
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Are you optimistic or pessimistic?
“I’m very optimistic for the future, we’re currently expanding into a new state of the art cultivation facility that’s double our current size.”
—Ben Caldwell, 26, Director of Cultivation for F5 Farms in Tulsa, OK
Fave strain you want people to try?
“C’mon! From our 2021 full season, check out Cherry Moon, Orange Valley Sun, Grapes + Cream, Team Cream, Caps Frozen Lemons, to name a few.”
—Tina Gorden, ‘old enough to smoke weed’, Owner and Founder, Moon Made Farms, Southern Humboldt County, CA
“For moderate users I recommend the Blue Borealis. The flavor is approachable and the buzz is reminiscent of a canoe ride down a slow-moving river.”
—Hughes Pope, 35, Founder, Sweet Dirt, Eliot, ME