Evergreen Market Expands Cannabis Cookbook Distribution For The Holidays

WASHINGTON: Evergreen Market, one of Washington’s top cannabis retail operations, today announced it is expanding the distribution options for “Cannabis & the Art of Infusion: An Elevated Cookbook,” which it initially launched with Chef Ricky Flickenger in limited release in mid-2018.

Just in time for the holidays, the cookbook is now available for purchase at Walmart.com and Amazon. Since its debut, it has quickly gained momentum due to its unique approach to recipes that all utilize a kief butter or oil base and a precise dosing technique that measures THC down to the milligram. The recipes can also be made cannabis-free by eliminating the kief infusion from the oil base in each recipe.

“Chef Ricky is a master of cannabis cooking and his passion is on display in every recipe. From Salmon Mousse Puffs to Cherry Chipotle Chicken to Cranberry Mascarpone Tarts, every dish is a delicious adventure,” says Evergreen Market co-founder Eric Gaston. “There is a natural connection between cannabis and cuisine and we are happy to bring Chef Ricky’s talent to the masses.”

Festive Crowd Gathers to Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Olympia Hempfest

WASHINGTON: Mellow was the mood as the dedicated followers of cannabis converged onto Heritage Park — a modest chunk of field in the shadows of the gilded dome of the Washington State Capital building — for the first day of the 10th Anniversary of  Olympia Hempfest.

There will be many cannabis celebrations happening this summer, but it is important to remember that Olympia Hempfest was the first such event when it debuted a decade ago.  These days, however, Olympia Hempfest is overshadowed by Seattle Hempfest — an hour north and three weeks away. While the Seattle festival expects to attract upwards of 100,000 attendees, a mere 2,500 will stop by Heritage Park this weekend. [Read more…]