|Sun+Earth certification is a third-party validation of that standard. |
“The whole idea was to create a high bar for social and environmental standards, and to address multiple issues with a single certificate,” Szabo emphasized. There are three tenants of Sun+Earth certification. The first one is land management – building soil health in accordance with regenerative practices and no chemical inputs. The second is social fairness – making sure that farmworkers are paid fairly, and that farms get a fair price for their cannabis. The third one is community engagement – assessing whether farms support their local community and engage it with greater focus and intention.