It’s really interesting having family members that work in agriculture.
I have lots of family that are farmers, but also a brother who works at a large flower growing facility.
He gets to see a lot of the roses that are grown and then sold in stores. The company he works for also grows orchids and carnations just to name a few. Whenever I want to buy flowers for my wife for her birthday, our anniversary, or a holiday, I can always go to my brother to get something from his company. It’s nice having somebody in the family who’s connected like that with agriculture. My sister on the other hand works in the medical cannabis industry in our state. We still don’t have recreational marijuana yet, but the number of medical cannabis patients is over 200,000. There are at least 30 different cannabis companies statewide as well. My sister works in the cultivation department at the marijuana company that employees her. She tells me secrets about the trade every once in a while, including the rationale that goes into choosing what strains are grown and sold. She said that most of the time cannabis companies make more money on Indica strains rather than sativa strains because in the end they yield more buds. The crops are more bountiful compared to sativa strains. It’s frustrating because I like sativa strains more than constraints. I like using Indica strains of marijuana at night when I need to get tired to go to sleep, but I use the sativa strains during the day because they help me get through my work. Sometimes these dispensaries don’t have sativa strains available and it’s difficult for me to find them.