Cultivation Classic began with a request from a Congressman. In 2015, after recreational cannabis was legalized in Oregon, Rep. Earl Blumenauer and Jeremy Plumb (Farma) were discussing how to promote Oregon as the nation’s best place for clean, craft cannabis. Plumb called Willamette Week’s events department and Cultivation Classic was born.

Since its inaugural year, Cultivation Classic has become the state’s – and perhaps the nation’s – most data-centric contest for cannabis produced without any mineral salts or synthetics. The contest has received more than 300 entries in two years from more than 100 farms. Each year, Cultivation Classic brings hundreds of guests under the same roof to celebrate and dig into the latest cannabis science. The result? A growing movement of
regenerative farmers and consumers that think about think about cannabis in the same way Oregonians do when it comes to craft beer, coffee, wine, spirits, food, leather, chocolate and more.

Cultivation Classic has become a global event, featuring speakers like Dr. Ethan Russo, Dr. Adie Poe, Jonathan Page, Rob Clarke, Jesse Dodd, Tim Blake, Dominic Corva, Kevin Jodrey, Amy Margolis and many others.

Cultivation Classic’s goal is to share scientifically sound cannabis information for the curious consumer and industry buff alike. Please join us at the third annual Cultivation Classic on May 12, 2018, in Portland, Oregon.

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Code of Conduct
Cultivation Classic offers a chance to connect as a community and focus on innovation by providing a harassment-free conference experience for everyone, regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, past or present affiliation, physical appearance, race, ethnicity, or religion (or lack thereof). We do not tolerate harassment of event participants in any form.

Harassment includes offensive verbal comments, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, sustained disruption of talks or other events related to gender, gender identity and expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, past or present affiliation, race, ethnicity, and/or religion.

Harassment is not appropriate for any event venue, including talks, communal spaces, parties, Instagram and other online media. Event participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the conference without a refund at the discretion of the event organizers.