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What to Do in the Berkshires This Memorial Day Weekend

What to Do in the Berkshires This Memorial Day Weekend

Activities that pair perfectly with a visit to Berkshire Roots dispensary
With world-class options for hiking, art, music, and locally sourced, brewed, and grown food, drink, and cannabis, the Berkshires offer plenty of opportunities for an inspiring and rejuvenating holiday weekend only a short drive away. With help from Berkshire Roots, a vertically integrated medical and adult-use cannabis dispensary with locations in Pittsfield and East Boston, we rounded up six Memorial Day weekend activities you won't want to miss.

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Take a Moment with Etain

Thoughtfully formulated, high-quality products that meet your everyday medical marijuana needs
With all the options available to today’s medical marijuana consumers, navigating the landscape can be confusing, especially if you’re new to the scene. Founded by three women from the Peckham family, Westchester-based Etain offers diverse formulations of its four product lines—Dolce (the lowest THC-to-CBD ratio), Mezzo, Balance, and Forte—that allow precise dosing, multiple options for time of onset, and the right balance of terpenes to satisfy every need.

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Four New Berkshires Dispensaries for 2022

Adult-use dispensaries continue to pop up across the Berkshires, tussling for market share to an increasingly savvy body of consumers. Here's info on the four newest additions to the recreational cannabis landscape. 

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Celebrate 420 at Berkshire Roots

Swing by the Pittsfield dispensary for new product launches, free ice cream from Ben & Jerry’s, sweepstakes, and more
While New York dispensaries are still months away from opening, for Hudson Valley residents who want to celebrate the occasion in style, a quick ride over to the Berkshires will bring plenty of 420 events to choose from. And if you’re looking to get the most out of your trip, you won’t want to miss the “420 in the Berkshires” celebration from Pittsfield dispensary Berkshire Roots.

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The Greenest Month of the Year

The Pass celebrates 4/20 and Earth Day with a special product bundle and donations to Berkshire Natural Resources Council
Between 4/20 and Earth Day, April is undoubtedly one of the greenest months of the year. And if you’re part of the Venn diagram where love for cannabis and the great outdoors intersects, you’ll want to mark your calendar for two great events happening this month at The Pass, a vertically integrated grower and producer of adult-use recreational cannabis products based in the Berkshires.

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Spring Activities to Enjoy in the Berkshires with Cannabis

A guide to seasonal outdoor enjoyment after your next stop to Canna Provisions dispensary
With the blossom-filled days of spring just around the corner, most of us are ready to break out of winter hibernation and start planning those warm-weather adventures once again. From farm visits to hiking trails and botanical gardens, the rolling hills of the Berkshires in Western Massachusetts offer plenty of opportunities for rejuvenation and wellness. For Berkshires-bound visitors, here are three favorite outdoor activities for spring that pair perfectly with the chilled out vibes you’ll get after a stop for a cannabis pick-me-up at Canna Provisions dispensary in Lee.

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The Marijuana-Infused Products Team at The Pass Blends Culinary Skills with a Love for Cannabis

While cultivation of the cannabis flower may be the part of industry that gets the most attention, production is where the flower truly comes to life. At The Pass, a vertically integrated grower and producer of adult-use recreational cannabis products based in Sheffield, Massachusetts, the kitchen team is led by Tara Patruno, whose culinary background helps her team deliver the highest potential of the plant.

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The State of Cannabis in the Northeast

A Conversation with Thomas Winstanley of Theory Wellness
Thomas Winstanley, VP of Marketing for Theory Wellness, talks about the state of the marijuana ecosystem in Massachusetts, the ongoing rollout of marijuana legalization in New York, and what repercussions federal legalization might have on craft cannabis.

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The Women Cultivators Behind The Pass's Farm-to-Label Cannabis

Emilyn Bona and Amy Goss are helping pave the way for more women growers to join the legal recreational cannabis industry
While the legal recreational cannabis industry has become known as a haven for women entrepreneurs and leaders in traditional white collar fields, cannabis cultivation (like its farming relations) has long lagged behind when it comes to gender parity. That’s why Emilyn Bona and Amy Goss, two women cultivators at the Berkshires-based, vertically integrated recreational cannabis company, The Pass, are so passionate about creating a meaningful space at the company for women who want to grow.

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Canna-Do Attitude: Look to Cannabis for a Mid-Winter Energy Boost

Keep a pep in your step until spring comes with products from Canna Provisions
Some people may spend these last weeks of winter soaking in the snow-covered slopes, but many of us just find ourselves waiting impatiently for the first signs of spring. Until warmer days are here again (and with them, all that mood-boosting Vitamin D), many cannabis connoisseurs are actually turning to their favorite plant for a little mid-winter pick-me-up that energizes and uplifts instead of locking them to the couch.

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Etain Kingston: A Women-Owned One-Stop-Shop for Medical Marijuana, CBD, and Other Wellness Needs

In 2016, Amy Peckham and her two daughters Hillary and Keeley launched Etain, the state's only vertically integrated, women-owned and family-operated dispensary just off of Route 28 in Kingston. Last October, it re-launched its original location with a new, elevated interior design an array of health and wellness and CBD goodies alongside its own medical marijuana products.

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Don't Drop the Ball: Visit The Pass for Both The Big Game and V-Day

This year don’t drop the ball—visit The Pass to pre-order the perfect host gift as well as presents for your special person.

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Ice, Ice Baby: A Day on the Slopes Pairs Perfectly with Ice Water Hash-Infused Edibles

Got your heart set on a weekend on the snowy slopes? There's no cooler pairing for your cold-weather excursion than ice water hash-infused edibles, the perfect pick-me-ups to pop in your parka pocket. Never heard of ice water hash? Think of it as your ticket to all the good stuff from the plant, without any solvents or chemicals used in extraction.

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Wake and Bake With Coffee and Cannabis

Canna Provisions Offers the Perfect Bud And Bundles to Kickstart Your Day
The classic euphoric effects attached to coffee consumption can often feel amplified while pairing with cannabis, so when you "wake and bake," choose your strains well, such as Smash Hits cannabis, grown exclusively for Canna Provisions in the Berkshires.

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Green Dreams

Cannabis Entrepreneurs Are Ready for Business
While New York State waits on further clarification around licensing roll-out, local would-be cannabis entrepreneurs share their business ideas.

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Bundle Up To ‘Better Your Journey’ With Canna Provisions

Swing by Canna Provisions stores in the Berkshires and check out the newest kits, or mix and match your own special New Year’s treat.

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