Nov. 2023 - NW Leaf

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the HARVEST issue



the craft co-op he Craft Co-Op is a collective of six farms in northeastern Washington, with the central four farms situated near the Canadian border. Ian Keith is the General Manager of the Farms Division, whose organic living soil methodology and use of lunar cycles guides the team of six full-time employees. The son of a rancher and farmer, Keith BY THE NUMBERS has been growing Cannabis medicinally 6 farms for 25 years, ever since the plant saved 15,000 plants his life. Today his passion is sharing high6 full-time employees 12 helpers for harvest quality sungrown Cannabis through The 2,000+ pounds of Craft Co-Op – featuring two brand-new flower harvested high-THCV strains in partnership with Phylos Bioscience with significant potential for medical use. We chatted over Zoom as he wrapped up the harvest in mid-October, hoping that together his small team could clear the thousands of plants before frost or snow. Keith calls it “riding the lightning” – and considering his connection to nature and lunar cycles, it’s clear that his experience is unique when it comes to the art of cultivation.



NOV. 2023

Ian Keith with his wife, Crystela Rodriguez


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