Farmer and the Felon's blog

April 7, 2022
In a classic case of “good news, bad news,” a national study finds that even as overall incarceration rates have dramatically dropped over the past decade, drug arrest rates have remained high—and racial inequalities have persisted.
Oct 5, 2021
Cannabis reform continues to grow across the country. As of May 2021, 31 states and the District of Columbia have either legalized or decriminalized the plant in some form.
Sep 9, 2021
We’ve heard our fans loud and clear, and we’ve been busy rolling up more solutions to your smoking needs! Featuring the same smooth-smoking sungrown cannabis, Farmer and the Felon now offers little half-gram joints for quick dog walks, or multipacks of larger one-gram joints for longer seshes.
May 19, 2021
When starting a cannabis garden, you have two options: start with seeds or start with clones. Both have their advantages and disadvantages, so ultimately, it comes down to a grower’s personal preference, experience, and confidence to know which is the right choice.
May 3, 2021
If you want to grow some fire outdoor cannabis at the crib, it all starts with the quality of the soil you use. Because if your soil is garbage, so will be your plants’ structure, yield, potency, and overall health.
Apr 13, 2021
It’s a beautiful day when you can wake up to a First Place win in one of the biggest cannabis competitions in the world. For Farmer and the Felon, these days (and trophies) seem to keep coming.
Apr 9, 2021
California has used felon firefighters for almost a century. In a given year, 30 to 40% of California’s firefighters are prisoners. They do the necessary jobs of felling trees, hacking through dense underbrush and climbing mountainous terrain to clear flammable brush and set down fire breaks.
Mar 29, 2021
If you’ve ever wondered how new cannabis strains get made, then you’ve come to the right place. Because we’re about to get to the nitty gritty of breeding strains, pheno hunts, and why we have the thousands of cannabis hybrids that we all smoke today.
Mar 18, 2021
Katree Darriel Saunders is another victim of America's failed war on Drugs. In 2011, she was arrested due to Las Vegas’ Operation Chronic Problem, in what was truly just the entire Vegas medical cannabis community's attempt to help patients find safe alternatives to opioid addiction. Now, a decade later, she’s still paying for it.
Mar 5, 2021
As part of Women’s History Month, Farmer and The Felon presents a special collaboration with Valerie Leveroni Corral and WAMM Phytotherapies—a new organization that’s deeply rooted in cannabis history.
Mar 4, 2021
We are happy to announce that Farmer and the Felon's Lemon Sponge Cake won 1st Place Best Sungrown Flower at the High Times Cannabis Cup SoCal: People's Choice Edition 2020.
Feb 19, 2021
“In my opinion, the entire industry making billions is built off the backs of those who did it illegally. There would be no legal industry had not folks been doing it illegal for the last 60 years. There would be no market for it, no one would’ve been smoking it, no one would’ve been consuming it.” - Evelyn LaChapelle
Feb 8, 2021
A lot of people think the THC percentage on a product is the end-all-be-all of quality, and that’s wrong. There are so many more components of the cannabis plant and experience. And when it comes to the nuanced effects that people seek from the plant, THC percentage is never going to be the sole determiner  that leads you to high quality products.