Yerba Buena was among the first recreational producer licenses to be
Yerba Buena had the first several recreational harvests in Oregon
Yerba Buena conducted the first business-to-business transfer of recreational product to Pixis Labs for testing
Yerba Buena has now made the first sale to a retailer
Yerba Buena was the first producer to receive banking privileges
Yerba Buena was the first cultivator to receive a rebate for the Energy Trust of Oregon for their commitment to sustainability and renewable energy
Yerba Buena Farms has been paving the way for recreational sales since being one of the first 8 producers awarded their recreational license by the OLCC on April 29th, 2016. Yerba Buena is a mixed tier 2 Clean Green Certified recreational producer and has been hailed by the OLCC for their commitment to compliance as they set standards in this industry.
Yerba Buena started as a shared vision between a mentor and mentee in February of 2015. Over an 8-month period, Yerba Buena grew into one of the largest medicinal cooperatives in the state. Yerba Buena now employs 30 full-time employees.
Yerba Buena’s team is built from nationally sought-after talent from around the country. The diverse team of professionals hail from various backgrounds including cannabis horticulture, business management, marketing, data analysis, legal counsel and construction. Yerba Buena’s team is committed to sustainability, consistent and unparalleled quality, social responsibility, and compliance.
Laura Rivero, Operations Manager at Yerba Buena, said, “Yerba Buena has worked incredibly hard to set an exemplary standard for the cannabis industry in professionalism, organization and attention to detail while maintaining the spirit of the plant and passion for the movement.”
Brad Zusman from Canna Daddy’s said, “It’s a refreshing change to know I can count on a great company like Yerba Buena to deliver a large selectin of top-shelf cannabis at great prices to stock our shelves on an ongoing basis.”
Ryan Johnstone, Sale and Marketing Manager at Yerba Buena said, “The opportunity to provide cannabis to the recreational market is finally here. We recognize the sacrifices made by the early pioneers. Yerba Buena contributes to developing a positive reputation for our industry by producing quality product and operating an organized business.”
Preston Greene, General Manager at Yerba Buena, said, “We wish to thank Canna Daddy’s, the OLCC, METRC, the state of Oregon and all of our service partners for their hard work and commitment to moving the cannabis industry forward.”
Mark Pettinger, Public Relations Director for OLCC said, “As in any industry the participants have different levels of experience and sophistication. As one of the first licensees, Yerba Buena was exceptional right out of the
gate. Establishing a regulated recreational marijuana industry from scratch requires learning and sharing on both sides – regulatory and industry – and Yerba Buena really shined in that “learning” environment.”