A new kind of farmers market has cropped up in Malibu, California, where the typical fare of fresh produce and flowers is sold alongside locally grown marijuana flowers and infused foods.
On a remote patch of pebbly beach, a group of marijuana farmers and purveyors gathered for the first ever Emerald Exchange in August. There's another event this November.
Here's what the first event was like.
Emerald Exchange, which held its inaugural event on a Malibu beach last month, gives new meaning to the "farmers market" concept.
A select group of marijuana entrepreneurs and farmers offered their wares. They hailed mostly from Mendocino County, a region known for its marijuana cultivation.
There was something for everyone, including small-batch, sun-grown weed from sustainable marijuana farm Prema Flora — sold in Mason jars, no less.
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