Vox-potpuli: Farmers detailed the good, the bad, and the ugly of 2021. Above, Moon Made Farms boss grower Tina Gordon.
The nation’s first, definitive valuation of our legal crop—the Leafly Cannabis Harvest Report 2021—gets even more definitive with a series of colorful interviews and profiles of actual, living, breathing pot farmers. (They’re just like us!)
Below, Leafly polled cannabis farmers from across the US on how 2021 went. A lot of them crushed it. Read their answers.
How did this year’s growing go?
“We have had a great year. We are completing an expansion, plan on expanding again, and everyone here takes a lot of pride in the job we do.”
—Bryce Marlow, 32, Second shift manager, Ariez, Anna, IL
“2021 has been our best year yet and we expect that to continue into 2022 and beyond.”
—Evan Marder, 51, Director of Cultivation, FLEUR, Las Vegas, NV
Zack Ruskin is a freelance cannabis and culture reporter. His other bylines include the San Francisco Chronicle, The Nib, Vanity Fair, California Leaf Magazine and Variety. Follow him on Twitter: @zackruskin.