Farmer Tom Travels To Spain

Farmer Tom Goes To Spain

By Farmer Tom Lauerman Last fall Farmer Tom had a chance to take an international trip to Spain to participate in Spannabis.  I have a long history with one of the private cannabis social clubs in Barcelona, Greenardos.  I first met them when they stayed with us on the farm for about a month, four years ago. During Read the full article…

Farmer Tom Calls For A Safer Cannabis Workplace

Farmer Tom suited up for NIOSH test

WASHINGTON: Tom Lauerman, universally known as “Farmer Tom,” is a well-known and beloved figure in Washington’s cannabis community.  Attend any cannabis event in the Evergreen State – from farmer’s market to the steps of the Statehouse in Olympia – and you are likely to see Farmer Tom – long flowing Santa beard and floppy hippie hat Read the full article…

Marijuana Safety Manual Being Developed

A group of industry experts are developing the first "Cannabis Industry Workplace Safety and Health" manual for the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries.

WASHINGTON:  With just about six weeks left to the one-year anniversary of recreational cannabis in Washington, a new sign of the normalization of that industry has appeared. Under the leadership of the labor union United Food and Commercial Workers Local 367, a group of industry experts are developing the first “Cannabis Industry Workplace Safety and Read the full article…

Washington Medical Marijuana Grower Opens Farm To Tours

Farmer, Activist and Author Farmer Tom at MMJ Universe.

WASHINGTON: Tom Lauerman grows vegetables – sugar snap peas, corn, potatoes, salad mix — on his five-acre farm in Brush Prairie, Wash., that supplies a handful of families with fresh produce through the summer and into the fall. But vegetables don’t pay the bills. So Lauerman, a 54-year-old surfer who’s smoked cannabis since he was 12, Read the full article…