An exploration of the evolution & domestication of cannabis, history & culture, politics, current laws, basic cannabis science, strains & extracts, manufactured & infused products, the effects of smoking/vaping vs. edibles/infusions, and navigating the emerging market. (3 hrs, $80)
An in-depth look at cannabinoids & terpenes and their pharmacological properties, the endocannabinoid system: the physiological system within our bodies that reacts to cannabis and the role it plays in general human health, medical applications for treating specific diseases, ailments, & symptoms with cannabis, best methods of ingestion for various treatments, patient-caregiver relations, and how to acquire a Medical Marijuana card in Massachusetts. (3 hrs, $80)
Information on how cannabis is a safer alternative to other recreational substances and/or pharmaceuticals, the various ways of consuming cannabis besides combustion as a means for eliminating the potential harm from smoking (such as edibles, tinctures, hash & concentrates, topicals, & more), and hands-on demonstrations with a wide variety of electronic vaporizers, dab rigs, portable vapes, herbal infusers, and other canna-devices for alternative ingestion methods. (3 hrs, $80)
Explore the realistic expectations of personal cannabis cultivation, including the reasons Why we grow & how that impacts How we grow, time & financial investment, space requirements, returns, where to begin, and how goals will likely evolve with experience.
Gain valuable insight into the fundamentals of botany, plant & soil science, and horticulture, as well as the evolutionary history & domestication of Cannabis, with an emphasis on how this basic science is the foundation for successful cannabis cultivation.
Class Cost is $150 for 4 hours of classroom instruction with visual aids & handout material covering all topics discussed in class.
Professional experienced instruction & interactive demos for all phases of personal grow room design & construction, from setting up tents to full multi-room build-outs, including ideal locations, determining canopy footprint, and effectively dividing the grow space, proper electrical & wiring, and water access & drainage.
Introduction to grow gear & how to properly outfit the grow space, including water filtration, lighting, ventilation & air circulation, air filtration & odor control, air conditioning, dehumidification, CO2 supplementation, and automated environmental control.
Class Cost is $150 for 4 hours of classroom instruction with visual aids & hands-on demos with a variety of indoor grow equipment, and handout material covering all topics discussed in class.
Explore the differences & similarities, as well as the pros & cons, of several of the most popular indoor cultivation techniques.
Learn the differences between Organic vs. Synthetic nutrient lines, Soil vs. Soilless media vs. Hydroponics, and the varying specific Hydroponic systems. Students will also get a hands-on demo for properly making an organic biologically active living "Super Soil" (complete with our own signature Greenthumb recipe).
Class Cost is $150 for 4 hours of classroom instruction with visual aids & demos, and handout material covering all topics discussed in class.
Begin to understand the fundamentals specifically for growing Cannabis, including the importance of water quality & testing, the watering schedule, following a nutrient feeding schedule, and flushing.
Continue with criteria for choosing the right genetics, germinating seeds, vegetative growth, plant training techniques, the flowering stage, monitoring trichomes, drying & curing, pheno-hunting, maintaining mother plants, and cloning.
Class Cost is $150 for 4 hours of classroom instruction, with visual aids & hands-on demos, and handout material covering all topics discussed in class.
Learn how to prevent, recognize, and plan a course of action for dealing with pests, disease, mold, water & pH issues, nutrient deficiencies & toxicities, and environmental problems.
Class Cost is $150 for 4 hours of classroom instruction with visual aids and handout material covering all topics discussed.