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Herbage Magazine January 2023


Digital edition of the January 2023 print issue #49 of Herbage Magazine. Herb•age strives to bring you fresh content regularly. We cover a wide range of cannabis culture and medical marijuana-related issues from around the state of Oklahoma and beyond. In other words, It is our mission to be the voice of the growing cannabis […]

It’s The Little Things


By Charles “Uncle Chuck” Duncan The term “everyday things” refers to something which happens or is used every day. We tend to make those items not important and make big things like vacation trips and anniversaries our “big ticket” items. Photo-opts and scrapbook fodder. Posed grins and smiles to complete the experience. Ironically, we spend […]

Feminine Divine – Ebony Jones


Keeping the Faith; a Woman’s Story of Generational Resilience and Healing through Curated Experiences and Sweet Potato Pie by Jessi Lane, Patient Advocate Ebony Jones, of 8Twenty8, is a cannabis Pastry Chef paving the way for other people of color following her path. “Being one of the few known Black women in the Oklahoma cannabis […]

Perspectives


(Taking a look at Neurodivergence and Cannabis) By Kathy Barker Have you ever missed a stair in the dark? It’s like your heart stood up too fast, whilst being in the process of a dizzying white out blindness, before pulling on your lungs for support. SO. naturally, your chest tightens and you start sweating because […]

The Chronissuer – DOC FERGUSON


Time To Dab Reviewed by Hopper Written by Pamela Jayne If you would have told me 30-years-ago, 20-years-ago, 10-years-ago…hell even 5-years-ago, that I’d be setting up a cannabis grow operation with intentions of it to be tracked by law enforcement, I would have bet money that would never happen…but here we are. Fresh out of […]

A Face of a Million Faces


By Michael Kinney   Trying to pin Andrew Martin down on a simple answer can seem like trying to drink water out of a thimble. The co-founder of Sherweed Forest admits it is a problem, especially when trying to explain what his company is.  Martin sees what Sherweed Forest is, but also what it can become.  […]

The Gaffney


The Gaffney By Michael Kinney From 2015-20 one of the hottest television shows was “Empire,” the fictional drama focused on the Lyon family, which had started from the ground up to build an empire in the music industry. While the show featured banging music and eye-catching fashion, the core of the show was about a […]

24-Carat Trajectory


24-Carat Trajectory by Contracted Writer   They say the Snozzberries taste like Snozzberries. Now, I don’t know what a Snozzberrry tastes like, but I do know the Golden Trends Reserve unique 100% glass one gram Snozzberry cartridge is sure to be Golden Trend’s best seller, offering a delectable, quenching flavor profile you can only expect […]

Canadian Cultivator in Oklahoma Committed to Producing only Top Shelf Medicine: Canokie Buds


Canadian Cultivator in Oklahoma Committed to Producing only Top Shelf Medicine: Canokie Buds Feminine Divine by Veronica Castillo   “It took just diving in and putting myself out there to find out.” From northern Ontario to the southern region of the United States (though, in cannabis, Oklahoma is considered the wild west), Holly Mills with […]

THE TRUE, DARK HISTORY OF THANKSGIVING


THE TRUE, DARK HISTORY OF THANKSGIVING By Mary Belle Zook Provided By Citizen Potawatomi Nation Public Information Although many Potawatomi and others across the United States celebrate Thanksgiving, the factual history behind the holiday is something to be less than thankful for. While communing with loved ones and showing appreciation for the bounties and gifts […]

The Feminine Divine with Woman Cultivator, Heidi Allen with Higher Flower Garden


The Feminine Divine with Woman Cultivator, Heidi Allen with Higher Flower Garden by Veronica Castillo “Like most kids growing up in the 70’s and 80’s I learned that Cannabis and anything related to it was just plain bad and bad for you.”- Heidi Allen  From death row guard, to professional truck driver, to cannabis cultivator; […]

How To Entertain A Cannabis Cowboy


How To Entertain A Cannabis Cowboy By Michael Kinney  It’s no secret that cannabis and music go hand in hand. It has been that way since before groups like the Grateful Dead and Snoop Dogg became synonymous with the magical plant.   “It absolutely does, and it has for years, right? You sit back, you […]

The Feminine Divine Highlights, Woman Owned and Operated: Pro Gro Farms


The Feminine Divine Highlights, Woman Owned and Operated: Pro Gro Farms by Veronica Castillo “Maintaining a small-batch standard by taking extra measures at each step to preserve quality and isolated control on a plant by plant basis.” Founded by woman, operated by woman, cannabis grown by woman, Pro Gro Farms is an indoor cultivation growing […]

The Machine Is Alive: Robot Pharmer


The Machine Is Alive: Robot Pharmer by James Bridges & Wendy Elena Wendy Elena is a cannabis industry compliance and regulation expert. Thenakedgrower.com “This thing started in a garage in West Seattle!” The excitement to talk about Robot Pharmer was filling the air as we finally got a chance to sit down with the creators […]

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 […]

Beautiful Disaster


Beautiful Disaster by James Bridges HERBAGE MAGAZINE   “I’ve been using cannabis as medicine since I was little. I had always been pretty good in high school baseball and sports. I noticed when I smoked cannabis I felt more relaxed.  My mom was a pharmacist. So, you know, I was always aware of the pharmaceutical […]

Spring Cleaning Is Never Too Late


by Kathy Long-Barker Jaw tight and tongue firmly against the roof of your mouth, you notice your hands are shaking. Your brow is tinged with sweat and though no particular words can be deciphered from your intense and abrupt exclamation, the air around you seems to be swirling with the anxious notes of a strange […]

Painted Pistols Cannabis Co.


By Veronica Castillo Painted Pistols Cannabis Co. Providing an avenue for the community of Chickasha to experience clean, organic medicinal cannabis.   In a city about 35 miles away from Oklahoma City, exists a cannabis cultivation company owned and operated by life-long Chickasha residents- Painted Pistols Cannabis Co. Painted Pistols is located in a stand-alone […]

That’s Not a Potato


by James Bridges | Herbage Magazine “So we decided to grow the real big buds.” When I was a kid I had a vision of what it would look like to be a wild man.  I imagined I would of course own a helicopter, many unnecessary firearms, a pet grizzly or some sort of bizarre […]

Herbage Magazine May 2021 Issue 32


Digital edition of the May 2021 print issue of Herbage Magazine. Herb•age strives to bring you fresh content regularly. We cover a wide range of cannabis culture and medical marijuana-related issues from around the state of Oklahoma and beyond. In other words, It is our mission to be the voice of the growing cannabis industry […]

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 […]

Tyler Dodd Rides the Wind


by Michael Kinney In 2020 Tyler Dodd found himself sitting face to face with boxing legend Mike Tyson in Los Angeles. At the time Tyson was training for his comeback exhibition fight against Roy Jones Jr., but was carving out time from his schedule to meet with Dodd. Dodd, who is the CEO of Arco […]

Hicksford Farms: That Good Life


by Anna Ervin Pura Vida When Jason and Jennifer Hicks packed up their family and moved to Costa Rica for a few years, they learned to embrace the Pura Vida lifestyle. I recently had a chance to visit their facilities in Durant, Oklahoma, and found that Hicksford Farms is the perfect representation of “the pure […]

Showcasing Love through a Pandemic


by James Bridges All of the “make 2020 disappear” jokes aside, I was on a mission to find some magic. As with many, I am ready to move on and find something wonderful to experience. On a very routine basis I find myself in the bottom of a well looking up at no ladder and […]

Red Tape in Ponca City


by Michael Kinney  All Sergio Villarruel wanted to do was open a marijuana dispensary in his hometown. He was one of the first people in Ponca City to apply for a license when SQ 788 was passed. At that point, it looked like it would be clear sailings and he and his wife Candace would […]

Habit Change


Are You Ready? by Amy Lee Well, we made it to December 2020. Most of us just barely hanging on by a thread, but here we are still standing, still breathing, and still fighting. That my friend is a celebration in itself. I can honestly say that 2020 has simultaneously been one of the worst […]

Authentic Energy


Kenny Wilmath – cover artist by James Bridges A college drop out with only one thing in mind…. Stop wasting time. When Kenny Wilmath was caught red-handed by his mom drawing a picture of his grandfather he never picked up art again until way far into his 4th grade of grammar school. Kenny had something […]

2020 Cowboy Cup Champions


Congratulations to the winners of The Cowboy Cup! This year, The Cowboy Cup awards were sweetened with gift packages from Oaksterdam University & LeafyPack. 1ST PLACE INDOOR FLOWER & GRAND CHAMPION Resonant Cultivation – Glazed Apricot Gelato $7500 LeafyPack credit, Full Ride Oaksterdam Scholarship   INDOOR FLOWER 2nd Zenoa Cannabis – Donkey Butter $5000 LeafyPack […]