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Since Sun+Earth was founded in April 2019, we have been generating news and commentary about regenerative organic agriculture in an effort to build a movement of cannabis grown under the sun, in the soil of Mother Earth without chemicals, by fairly paid farmers and farmworkers. Explore our extensive Sun+Earth media coverage below.

Higher Standards for Cannabis

In this episode we're joined by Andrew Black, the executive director of Sun+Earth Certified, a beyond-organic standard for cannabis and hemp, and Josh Gulliver, a regenerative hemp and herb farmer...

Making Marijuana Green

To earn the Sun+Earth seal, marijuana farms must be not only organic (no chemical fertilizers or toxic pesticides), but also use sustainable methods that regenerate the soil, such as using...

Weed is not as green as you think it is

Sustainability initiatives which would reward responsible growers could also be beneficial. For example, the nascent "Sun+Earth Certification" program lets pot smokers know that their cannabis is truly green, and grown...

4/20 Friendly Brands to Celebrate this Holiday

Available in grams, eighths, and 6 pack pre-rolls, their team aims to inform customers about the specific characteristics and qualities of Sun+Earth Certified products, which are grown on farms that...

Sun+Earth Certified Farms Lead the Future

As Spring sets in, we wanted to share with our readers an important conversation between ourselves and the earth we live on. In this feature we’ll introduce you to a...

5 Tips For Buying Sustainable Marijuana

The Sun+Earth Certified program, created by the Northern California cannabis community in 2018, goes even further by including regenerative farming practices in its certification standards.

Dr. Bronner's Release Soap Using Cannabis Scent

This campaign will benefit the nonprofit certification program known as Sun+Earth, a company that helps CBD products get an organic certification. The goal is to make cannabis and hemp as...

Need to Know: Sun+Earth Certification

Andrew Black, executive director of Sun+Earth Certified for cannabis and hemp farms, discusses the group’s background, its extensive requirements for farms and more.

Guest View: How is your cannabis grown?

Sun+Earth has approved 32 cannabis businesses in five states since we launched on Earth Day 2019. In Oregon, we recently certified the first five cannabis businesses — East Fork Cultivars,...

Sun+Earth Certification promotes ethical cannabis

Sun+Earth might be the most rigorous and prestigious certification process available to a cannabis or hemp farmer. The collaborative effort of many technical advisors, farmers, regulation and policy experts, and...