With COVID cases in decline, the tourism industry, including Airbnb, is well on its way to thriving once more. Cannabis tourism in particular is ramping up as well, thanks to the continuing increase in the number of states that are either working on, or rolling out, their recreational and/or medical cannabis industries. One such example is a partnership between Airbnb and a cannabis farm called Sonoma Hills Farm in Petaluma, California.
The farm is located on 60 acres in Sonoma County, located southeast of Mendocino County, which is a famous region for prime cannabis cultivation. As is customary with Airbnb listings, this home’s official name is descriptive of what its hosts hope guests will experience during their stay: “Live the High Life at Sonoma Hills Farm.”
Courtesy of AirbnbAccording to the farm’s Vice President of Cannabis Cultivation and Production, Aaron Keefer, he is proud to bring a relaxing and unique vacation experience to interested guests.
“If it sounds like a dream job, it’s because it is. While my background is in gardening and fine dining (I spent a decade as lead culinary gardener of the nationally recognized fine dining institution The French Laundry in nearby Napa as the lead culinary gardener),” Keefer shares. “My heart lies here at the farm, where I’m able to combine my love of food and obsession with gardening to cultivate my favorite flora: cannabis. I hope you leave our farmstead with the same passion I feel about this practice and perhaps even a budding green thumb.”
Keefer said in an interview with Forbes that his main goal is to “normalize” hemp and cannabis cultivation. “By offering an insider’s look into how we carefully cultivate our products—be they vegetables or cannabis strains—we hope to offer a stay that’s …
Author: Nicole Potter / High Times