Organic cannabis is at a crossroads in Canada. The lack of federal legislation is slowing market growth, with producers following different rules. This can cause confusion for consumers, with both domestic and export markets being hindered by the lack of clarity.
Started by two brothers who say they fell in love with Salt Spring Island and its potential for great outdoor cannabis, Good Buds is now a 17.3 acre outdoor cannabis farm working on its second outdoor crop, along with a modest indoor space, located on Salt Spring Island, BC.
Denis Gagnon has been growing flowers and vegetables and raising livestock on his farm near Merrickville Ontario for over thirty years, selling at farmers markets, CSAs and his farm gate stand. When the federal government announced their new regulations for cannabis production, the 71 year old farmer decided it was time to begin trying his hand at adding cannabis to the roster.