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 200 entries in two years from more than 80 farms. Each year, Cultivation Classic brings 1,000 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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