SOMERSET, Mass., September 8, 2021 (Newswire.com) - The Farmacist and Solar Cannabis Co. (Solar) are pleased to present the winners and runners up of the two-day 2021 Cultivators Cup Cannabis Competition and Music Event, which featured headline performances by Cypress Hill and Method Man & Redman.
Attendees from all over the country gathered in Somerset, MA, this past Labor Day weekend to celebrate the Massachusetts Cultivators Cup - The Commonwealth's first-ever, people's choice cannabis competition and music festival. Centered around a two-day music event, the Cultivators Cup is a public-facing cannabis competition where 200 Judges Kits containing 28 (1-gram) containers of marijuana flower that were retailed exclusively at Solar throughout the month of August. Of the competitors were 16 licensed Massachusetts marijuana cultivators vying to stake claim to rights as champion in four major categories.
"We couldn't be more proud to have executed a first-of-its-kind event solely centered around cannabis," said Jordan Carlson, Founder of theFarmacist. "From minute one, we've had incredible support from all stakeholders - whether that be competitors, sponsors, vendors, performers and, of course, event-goers. We set out to unite the cannabis community as a whole, and we're confident we did just that."
Massachusetts native and Adam Sandler film regular Peter Dante emceed a rocking two-day music event, which featured performances by renowned regional acts including BadFish and Crooked Coast, as well as headline performances by hip/hop legends Cypress Hill and Method Man & Redman. In addition to musical acts, the Cultivators Cup assembled various cannabis industry vendors, Samuel Adams, Willies Superbrew, Bay Coast Bank and brought in upwards of 2000 event-goers to the Somerset venue.
"This is a great day for the cannabis industry as a whole," said Edward Dow, CEO of Solar. "Not only did we find out what the people prefer when it comes to cannabis products, but we also brought together major sponsors from the alcohol and banking industry. I believe this is a sign of things to come within the cannabis market."
Winners and Runners Up of the 2021 Cultivators Cup: Best Overall: Bountiful Farms (Pina Grande). Best Overall Runners Up: Nature's Heritage (Crescendo); Bountiful Farms (Secret Formula); Theory Wellness (Do-Si-Dos). Best Visual: Theory Wellness (Do-Si-Dos); Best Visual Runners Up: Blackstone Valley Naturals (Tropicana Cookies); Nature's Heritage (Crescendo); Happy Valley (White Wedding). Best Taste: Bountiful Farms (Pina Grande). Best Taste Runners Up: Nature's Heritage (Crescendo); Bountiful Farms (Secret Formula); Cultivate (Tropicana Cookies). Best Cure: Bountiful Farms (Secret Formula): Best Cure Runners Up: Nature's Heritage (Crescendo); Bountiful Farms (Pina Grande); Happy Valley (White Wedding)
About Solar Cannabis Co.
Based in Somerset, MA., Solar Cannabis Co. (Solar) is a 67,000 sq ft. vertically-integrated cannabis operator that cultivates and produces recreational marijuana/marijuana-infused products. To date, Solar is unlike any indoor cannabis manufacturing facility in America. With a commitment to sustainable and innovative practices, Solar's flagship facility was designed to reshape the way cannabis is cultivated. Through the implementation of microgrid assets (solar arrays and high-efficiency, combined heat & power units), LED lighting and 90% water reclamation, Solar is able to produce premium cannabis while lowering its overall energy profile as well as generating over five megawatts (MW) of clean power on-site. Learn more at www.solarthera.com.
Founded in 2013, theFarmacist is an adrenaline-fueled luxury lifestyle brand with a focus on cultural community events, excursions and entertainment. theFarmacist is a leader in the cannabis event space, using experiential marketing to deliver cannabis-themed experiences for adult consumers, patients, caregivers, and cultivators alike. theFarmacist is among the first to create a platform for the community to gather and celebrate cannabis culture, products, farmers, and local makers/artists. theFarmacist has been a driver and facilitator of action as cannabis legalization was discussed, developed, and began to be implemented through medical and adult-use programs in the New England region. For more info, visit www.thefarmacist.com.
Source: Solar Cannabis Co.