Couldn't afford the $895 to attend last week's Cannabis Business Summit? There's another marijuana industry conference this week at the Denver Mart, and this one will have a job fair for those trying for a foot in the industry. Find out more below, in this week's Cannabis Calendar.
Join author, baker and cannabis entrepreneur Karin Lazarus for some insight, jokes and pot recipes as she talks about her new book, Sweet Mary Jane: 75 Delicious Cannabis-Infused High-End Desserts, on Tuesday, July 7, at 7:30 p.m. at Boulder Book Store. Vouchers to attend are $5 and can be used toward the purchase of Lazarus's book. Find out more at the Boulder Book Store's event page.
Clover Leaf University will teach an Industrial Hemp Cultivation class on Thursday, July 9, from 4 to 8 p.m. at 3888 East Mexico Avenue. The class will prepare students to cultivate and industrialize hemp while learning about the anatomy of the plant. Students will also learn about hemp crop management and processing. Registration is $299. Go to Clover Leaf University's stand-alone course page to find out more.
The Grow School will hold a Grow 101 class on Friday, July 10, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For $149, students will learn about growing laws, equipment, air circulation, fertilization and more; course registration includes an online textbook. Students will learn the address of the class in southeast Denver upon registration. Check out the Grow School website for more information.
The Indo Trade Expo and Conference will be held at the Denver Mart on Saturday, July 11, and Sunday, July 12. The marijuana business conference will feature hundreds of brands, from smoking accessories to harvesting tools, in an effort to build connections between retailers, wholesalers and the general public. The first day is for businesses and industry professionals only, but on Sunday there will be workshops, seminars and a job fair for the general public; Sunday tickets, 21+, are $30. Learn more at the Indo Expo website.
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