California’s lush, rugged northwest territory—dubbed the Emerald Triangle—is akin to the New York Yankees and their history-leading 27 championships. The region’s balmy Mediterranean climate and vast swaths of sloping mountainsides have made it a premiere growing location, akin to France’s Burgundy and its contribution to making wine.
State regulators estimate the Triangle grows an estimated 1.7 million pounds of cannabis each year, the US’s number one domestic supplier of the crop.
Add that to California’s evolving legal framework, and you have all the elements needed to grow remarkable crops.
While California leads in outdoor cannabis production, surprise second and