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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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Medicine Box Monday: Cultivating Cannabis in Unpredictable Weather

While our founder was on the east coast in January, networking with groups like Medicinal Genomics, he witnessed the “Bomb Cyclone”. With temperatures below zero, winds that cut through the body, and ice covering the streets it was a good time to stay inside! We were experiencing quite the opposite in the Sierra Nevada mountains; more and kayaking and hiking than skiing and bundling up by the fire.

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A Medicine Box Reflection in Time

What inspired you to create Medicine Box? Where do you source your inspiration from? What makes you creative? How do you tap into that creativity? These are just a few of the questions I was asked as I embarked on this journey. It inspires me to reflect on this aspect of my life as both Brian and as the founder of Medicine Box. The messaging that is important for my team and me to pursue as this brand evolves.