Pot Farm

Pot Farm

Matthew Gavin Frank


After 8 months in his formative years domestic supporting his mom via her bout with melanoma, Matthew Frank and his spouse have been themselves determined for convenience. they discovered sanctuary within the very unlikely place—amid a suite of outcasts and eccentrics on a plot of land miles outdoors their convenience quarter: a “mostly scientific” marijuana farm in California.

Pot Farm info the unusual, chic, and occasionally risky goings-on at Weckman Farm, a spot with hidden politics and social hierarchies, populated by means of convalescing drug addicts, replacement healers, pseudo-hippie children, and clinical marijuana clients trying to supply again. there's additionally girl Wanda, the big, elusive, prosperous, and seriously armed businesswoman who owns the farm and runs it from underneath a housedress and a hat of peacock feathers. Frank explores a number of the roles that permit this to work—from box pickers to tractor drivers, chefs to yoga teachers, managers to snipers, unlawful immigrants to criminal revisionists, and the supply group to the hospice staff at the different finish. His publication additionally appears to be like on the blurry laws regulating the marijuana in addition to the day by day logistics of operating such an operation and the entire relationships that brings into play.

Through firsthand observations and reports (some encouraged by means of the farm’s money crop), interviews, and examine, Pot Farm exposes a thriving yet unsung faction of latest American culture.

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