The following four farms and businesses were destroyed or damaged in the wildfires. If you know of anyone who sustained damage, please let us know so we can spread the word (DM us on IG) and support our community members as they recover.
Sweet Creek Farms, located in Sonoma County, California, is a small, family-run cannabis operation owned by Keala Peterson. According to Peterson, Sweet Creek was damaged by the fires and lost about four-fifths of its marijuana crop. Peterson's cannabis plants are not insured, and she expects around $150,000 in losses. Peterson reported firefighters were able to save part of her family compound.
It looks like a wasteland. [...] Pretty much, it’s a total loss.
East Fork Cultivars, located in southwestern Oregon, has had to evacuate, but is currently unsure of the fate of its farm. Many nearby farms have burned down in the fires in Oregon. About 20% of Oregon's marijuana companies have had to evacuate because of the fires.
The WAMM farm in Santa Cruz, California has been essentially destroyed from the wildfires in the area. This farm was also uninsured, but owner Valerie Corral says her organization has been through worse and will be able to recover, one way or another.
We just found out that probably everything burned.
Talent Health Club in Oregon was tragically burnt down by the wildfires. Thankfully, no members of the organization lost their homes. THC says they will rise from the ashes and be back better than ever.