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The Budtender Diaries – Building Trust


  by Anna Ervin  I think that “I don’t know” might be some of the most unappealing words you could hear come out of a budtender’s mouth. Sure, we all have to use them at times, and hopefully we follow up with a quick “but let me find out for you,” before proceeding to dig […]

Vetmaps


Vetmaps by Anna Ervin Vetmaps, an initiative established by James Ladabouche of Midwest City, is an organization seeking to bring veterans and dispensaries together by working to ensure that Oklahoma veterans have access to a medical marijuana card. Once Vetmaps is launched, the platform will list dispensaries that are veteran-friendly, including discounts and incentives on […]

How I Overcame My Fear of Terpinolene (and my fear in the process)


How I Overcame My Fear of Terpinolene (and my fear in the process) by Anna Ervin It’s no secret that the terpene profile is an important factor to consider when shopping for cannabis. This data offers patients a deeper look at the aroma, flavor, and experience that each strain might offer, especially in conjunction with […]

New Year Numerology 


New Year Numerology  by Anna Ervin  BOOK TAROT FOR YOUR EVENT  CONTACT Cannabanana ON INSTAGRAM  One year ago I wrote an article titled “building foundations,” which explored the overall theme for the years 2020 and 2021, according to a practice called numerology. Numerology is the belief that the numbers 1-9 each embody their own unique vibrational […]

Big Houses


Big Houses by Anna Ervin   For as long as I can remember, I have dreamed of one day having a big family. Those who know me well are probably laughing as they read this (I’ve never been a fan of the idea of having kids), but today we’re not talking about family in the […]

Oklahoma’s Fresh Sesh Spots


Oklahoma’s Fresh Sesh Spots by Anna Ervin What truly sets Oklahoma apart from other cannabis-friendly states, is that SQ 788 was set up to allow cannabis patients to medicate anywhere that cigarette smoke is allowed. Granted, private businesses and establishments may have their own set of rules, creating a bit of uncertainty around where it […]

Seven of Cups


Wish fulfillment – Illusion – Lack of Clarity – Deception Have you ever wanted something so badly, perhaps even for a large amount of time, but by the time your dreams finally come into fruition, you realize that they’re not at all what you had imagined? The power of manifestation is heightened this month. Your […]

Dear Banana


Dear Banana, Hi, it’s me, but also you. The truest version of you, the little voice that soothes you when you’re upset, or encourages you when you’re searching for strength, or fills you with light when you find yourself alone in the dark. I am your intuition, that feeling you get in your gut when […]

Star 46 Farms


Star 46 Farms by Anna Ervin When Hilary Campbell suffered a freak accident in 2006 which left her with a rare nerve disorder, she knew she would face a daunting road to recovery. Confronted with numerous surgeries and medical procedures, alongside a cocktail of pharmaceuticals prescribed to treat symptoms rather than the root of the […]

The Duke


The Duke by Anna Ervin | Herbage Magazine Imagine spending your whole life moving from state to state, exploring new cities, and picking up experiences from all over the country. Most people would dream of that kind of upbringing, and for Oklahoma City rapper Zach Rowland, AKA Hugh Glass, it was a reality. However, constantly […]

A Better Bloom


A Better Bloom by Anna Ervin HERBAGE MAGAZINE Edmond local Cindy Keeton remembers eagerly watching the 788 movement unfold. She owned a flower shop for three years before launching a virtual and mobile doctor recommendation clinic, A Better Bloom Health and Wellness. “In my flower shop I would listen to podcasts about 788 and the […]

Infused BBQ Pulled Jackfruit Sammies with Medicated Broccoli Slaw


by Anna Ervin & Dondi Cobb It’s that time of year again, either a vegan’s worst nightmare or the season they’ve been most looking forward to. I personally fall into the second category, but not for a lack of many, many awkward backyard bar-b-que’s spent picking through a side salad and, if I was lucky, […]

July 2021 Tarot: Nine of Cups


Contentment, Pride, Feeling Fulfilled. This month we are basking in the glory of the experiences we have created for ourselves. You are likely feeling pleased with your life right now. Lately it feels as though all of your wishes have come true. This feeling won’t last forever, make sure to soak up all of that […]

Write that shit down.


by Anna Ervin HERBAGE MAGAZINE I have not managed to live in one place for over a year. I have moved from apartment to apartment, sometimes from state-to-state, every year in the last decade. I get tired of frequently packing up my life, but I think the constant change in environment actually excites and motivates […]

The Dude


by Anna Ervin With the 9-year anniversary of my dad’s passing behind me, I’ve been thinking about him a lot lately. I often think about the legacy that he left behind for me, and I wonder if he’d be proud of the life I’ve created for myself. My dad was a self-taught auto mechanic for […]

Josh Sallee


Flamingo by Anna Ervin It’s 2013. I’m at the gymnasium at my local university surrounded by cowboy hats and red solo cups. One of my friends is eager for me to hear a new artist he’s been listening to. Despite the number of steel-toed boots on the gym floor, I’m surprised to hear a handful […]

Medicated Macaroni Salad


by Anna Ervin & Dondi Cobb You know those dishes that just taste like summer? Like one bite instantly takes you back to camping trips at the lake, or BBQ’s with your family? If you’ve been following my recipes for a while, you’ve probably noticed that I begin the majority of my recipes with a […]

Sonya Spears


by Anna Ervin   When I met local artist Sonya Spears at the Surf Bar in Shawnee, she was thrilled to have found another hangout spot with healthy options in her new community. Sonya had moved from OKC just before the pandemic and was only just now seeming to surface from the initial culture shock […]


by Anna Ervin In the heart of OKC lies one of Oklahoma’s best kept secrets, that even in farmer’s country you can find a deep-seeded love for plant-based food. Guests often stumble upon The Loaded Bowl, located across the street from OKC’s Farmers & Antique Markets, expecting the type of establishment that most of our […]

Change


by Anna Ervin When I first started learning about Tarot, cards like Death and the Ten of Swords scared me the most. Today, they are two of my favorite cards in the deck, but only after a little soul searching allowed me to realize their true definitions. The purpose of these cards is not to […]

Foraging in Tulsa with Justin Hope


by Anna Ervin When I was younger, I used to think Oklahoma’s landscapes were so bland. My family traveled a lot through the years, and I remember visiting states with clear blue ocean waters, or mountains blanketed in aspens and evergreens. I would think, why can’t I live somewhere like this. Somewhere that flaunts such […]

The Cast Of The POD Variety – Ep 8


Episode 8 Herbage Magazine Presents “the cast of the pod variety” A weekly obscure podcast covering a variety of cannabis related content within the community. We speak with others that are living with this plant, industry leaders, Herbage happenings, music, film, and more. Show contributors: James Bridges, Anna Ervin, Scott Wallach

3 Infused Tequila Cocktails


by Anna Ervin & Dondi Cobb | Two Twisted Girls Cinco de Mayo is widely observed in the US as a way to celebrate Mexican culture and heritage. In the spirit of the holiday, as well as the quickly approaching warm weather, I thought we’d share three of our family’s favorite tequila cocktails, the Paloma, […]

Kind Origins Cannabis


by Anna Ervin When Camron Owens began growing cannabis in his home garage during the early days of Oklahoma legalization, he knew he had found his calling. “I’ve been supporting cannabis since 2015 or so, and I just love the product. I love the plant.” With a little help from his Dad, Camron transformed a […]

The Cast Of The POD Variety – Ep 7


Episode 7 Herbage Magazine Presents “the cast of the pod variety” A weekly obscure podcast covering a variety of cannabis related content within the community. We speak with others that are living with this plant, industry leaders, Herbage happenings, music, film, and more. Show contributors: James Bridges Anna Ervin

The Cast Of The POD Variety – Ep 5


Episode 5 Herbage Magazine Presents “the cast of the pod variety” A weekly obscure podcast covering a variety of cannabis related content within the community. We speak with others that are living with this plant, industry leaders, Herbage happenings, music, film, and more. Show contributors: James Bridges Anna Ervin herbagemag.com  

Sophia Massad


by Anna Ervin If you have yet to tune into the locally produced Play It Loud series by award-winning independent filmmaker Adam Hampton, it’s time to indulge. Play It Loud is sponsored by our friends at Grand Casino and was the topic of discussion between my boss and I when the name Sophia Massad came […]

the cast of the pod variety EP 004


Episode 004 James Bridges and Anna Ervin with Herbage Magazine talk about what’s happening in the cannabis culture, art, business, musicians, comedians, and more…. herbagemag.com On this episode we visit with Daniel Lewis to talk Cross Roads 2 Cannabis, Cowboy Cup, and more… We get a small glimpse of a lengthy conversation to come later […]