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The Industry: The foundational components of Conscious Capitalism

The need for a community Considering all that it’s had to fight, cannabis could certainly not have survived a double-barreled assault on its existence without community. Yes, the plant can be abused, especially by those who seek strictly to profit off of its abilities. For those who have kept it alive and fought to bring …

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The Locals: Medicine Box’s exploration on community

why we need community? It’s not just me that made Medicine Box; standing alongside of me in the greenhouses are the Nevada County, CA OGs and the Squaw Valley shredders that both make these communities unique. Communities possess unique healing capabilities, for certain. If they didn’t, I could do Medicine Box anywhere in the world. …

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Five Instagram images that have gotten us thinking outside the (Medicine) Box

Thoughtful images This month’s Instagram inspo has gotten me doing some thinking. As you’ll see in the five selections, the majesty of the human mind is celebrated, not to mention its dreams, creativity and endless utility. Nothing I do, from jumping a mogul to manufacturing Medicine Box products, is possible without embracing the mind and …

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Permaculture #3: Reap What You Sow

exploration on permaculture principles Medicine Box draws a lot of inspiration from the principles of Permaculture. Permaculture or “permanent culture” was coined by David Holmgren in 1978. Permaculture is a set of design principles centered around whole systems thinking simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and resilient features observed in natural ecosystems. In this series of blogs, which …

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Permaculture #2: Principles of Permaculture in life & creativity

Permaculture is a set of design principles centered around whole systems thinking simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and resilient features observed in natural ecosystems.  In this series of blogs that break down the 12 principles of permaculture; Medicine Box goes into an exploratory adventure within the permaculture pendulum, identifying how each principle influences and inspires …

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Permaculture #1: Becoming more like nature

Let’s explore the 12 principles of Permaculture as they relate to the creative input to Medicine Box. Permaculture or “permanent culture” was coined by David Holmgren in 1978. Permaculture is a creative design process based on whole-systems thinking informed by ethics and design principles. Implementing a permaculture approach to life, wether it’s in business or our personal ventures …

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