Since this publication began in September 2020, 150+ issues have been published and sent to 2700+ subscribers.

The Hobby Grow (formerly Letters from the Grow) is a weekly newsletter encouraging growth in cannabis, as seen through the lens of a hobby grower and lifelong cannabis professional.

An independent, ad-free, non-bioscience cannabis newsletter that offers both life lessons taught by cannabis and insights into what’s happening in this ever-changing industry.

Most months, there have been 3+ issues.

Some had double that.

Some only had 1.

Issues of The Hobby Grow exclusively focus on:

  • Perspectives on Cannabis from a Hobby Grower:  I grow, extract, smoke, dab, and work in the trenches of this ever-changing space; these are my takes.

  • Hobby Growing: Helping First Time Growers Get Started, and helping Hobby Growers Get Better; These are the lessons I've learned along the way.

Within these two categories, we will explore a variety of tips, advice, mistakes, lessons learned, and predictions on where we are headed. If you've got a specific question or topic you'd like to see covered, please don't hesitate to reply to this email and let me know!

As we move forward together, I want to be crystal clear on what you can expect from me.

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  • 3+ Emails/month

  • Access to the Full Archive of 150+ Issues

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  • Priority access to GrowHort cohorts

  • A warm fuzzy feeling for supporting quality cannabis content

As a Founding subscriber, you can expect:

  • All of the benefits of being a free subscriber, plus

  • 1:1 Video Conferences with yours truly

  • Access to my genetic library

  • Any tool I can offer you

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As my newsletter has grown, I’ve had more and more people reach out to see if I could consult them on their grows, books, blogs, newletters, social media accounts, or just writing in general. The problem is that there is only one of me, and there are only so many hours in the day.

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