The Social, Economic, and Ecological Sustainability of Cannabis Production in Northern California


Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm




Online panel discussion as part of the Sustainable Futures Speaker Series. Panelists include:

  • Erin Kelly (moderator), Associate Professor, Forestry and Wildland Resources, Cal Poly Humboldt
  • Drew Barber, Mattole Uplift Co-op and Farmer/Owner, East Mill Creek Farms
  • Van Butsic, Co-Director Berkeley Cannabis Research Center and Assistant Cooperative Extension Specialist, University of California
  • Dominic Corva, Co-Director of Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research
  • Marisa Formosa, Planner, Redwood Community Action Agency and former Education and Development Director, Sanctuary Forest
  • Chrystal Ortiz, CEO of Humboldt Herb & Market, founding member of International Cannabis Farmers Association, co-chair of Women Cultivating Community, and dry farmer at High Water Farm
  • Kaitlin Reed, (Yurok/Hupa/Oneida), Assistant Professor, Native American Studies, Cal Poly Humboldt