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Outdoors Lands introduces cannabis-focused ‘Grass Lands’ space

Outdoors Lands, a trend-setting pageant from the beginning, is making an attempt one thing totally different for 2018 and introducing a cannabis-focused space.

It’s referred to as, appropriately sufficient, “Grass Lands.” And it’ll be part of the pageant’s many different widespread themed areas, akin to Wine Lands and Beer Lands when the three-day occasion units up store at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco Aug. 10-12.

With the addition of Grass Lands, Outdoors Lands turns into “the primary main U.S. music pageant to have a curated hashish expertise,” in accordance a information launch.

“Outdoors Lands is all the time exploring other ways to create a singular and memorable pageant expertise for attendees, whereas additionally celebrating our Northern California group. A lot the best way that Wine Lands celebrates Napa and Sonoma because the leaders in U.S. wine manufacturing, Grass Lands will shine a lightweight on the world’s significance as pioneers within the hashish world,” mentioned Rick Farman, co-founder of Superfly, co-producers of Outdoors Lands. “With leisure marijuana now authorized in California, there’s a lot to find. We’re excited to be the primary main pageant within the nation to supply attendees the possibility to be taught in regards to the newest in hashish improvement.”

The plan is to “have fun hashish by educating pageant attendees and exploring the totally different makes use of of hashish and the related merchandise,” in response to a information launch. However no hashish or hashish merchandise can be available for purchase or eat on the pageant this 12 months. You’ll have to attend till you get residence for that, it appears, since there can be a “supply service associate” on-site.

“Whereas no on-site deliveries can be made inside Golden Gate Park, individuals who elect to benefit from their service can allow at-home deliveries,” the information launch factors out.

Grass Lands can be set as much as resemble as City Sq., with “budtenders” (aka hashish product specialists) there to coach events in addition to a cannabis-themed farmers market and extra.

The realm can be curated by Highland Occasions along side One other Planet Leisure and Superfly and can showcase such hashish corporations as Cookies, Ona.Life, Move Kana, CannaCraft, Kiva Confections, Lemonnade, True Terpenes, Mesh Manufacturers, Sunday Items, Pax Labs, Jetty Extracts, Emerald Trade, Barbary Coast, and extra.

“Outdoors Lands is the head of music festivals — each within the Bay Space and nationwide — and we’re thrilled to create this partnership at such a vital inflection level of the hashish trade,” says Salwa Ibrahim, COO of Highland Occasions, LLC.

This 12 months’s Outdoors Lands lineup consists of such prime musical acts as The Weeknd, Florence + The Machine, Janet Jackson, Odesza, Future, Beck, Portugal. The Man and DJ Snake.