Punctuating a period of rapid growth for the vertically-integrated cannabis company, Bill Frerichs has joined Portland-based Groundworks Industries as the new Vice President of Retail. Frerichs enters the position just as Groundworks announces more acquisitions, two new Electric Lettuce stores opening before the year’s end and an imminent entry into the California market by the flagship lifestyle brand, Serra.
A new flavor and feeling has joined Serra Confections. Inspired by the feeling of energy, the Matcha Coconut Gumdrop is a limited edition sweet from an exclusive partnership between Serra and Tea Bar. It contains a 1:1 dose of 5 mg THC and 5 mg CBD, along with Tea Bar’s stone-ground, culinary matcha sourced from Uji, Japan.
The newest Electric Lettuce has officially opened for business at 1313 NE Alberta Street, brightening the bustling neighborhood with an extra dose of good vibes and the trademark, psychedelic paint job. Neighbors, Portlanders and tourists alike are now able to include a heightened retail experience inspired by the golden era of classic cannabis culture when enjoying the Alberta arts district.
This summer, Serra worked closely with Woodblock Chocolate once more, revisiting recipes with customers’ feedback in mind to reimagine both flavor and form. The result is a wholly remastered look and lineup for the Serra x Woodblock Chocolate collaboration.
Groundworks Industries has agreed to pursue acquisition of SW Portland-area dispensary, The Herbary. Back when the Herbary first opened as a medical dispensary in 2015, it was the first legal cannabis business to do so in the Tigard area.
This session, the Oregon state legislature gave final passage to the two most important cannabis bills of the session. These two bills -- SB 420 and SB 975 -- together help to restore lives for tens of thousands of people by allowing a free and expedited process to remove previous felony and misdemeanor convictions from their record.
Pruf Cultivar won the Ladies’ Choice award with Astral Works, their exclusive 2:1 CBD-dominant strain. The aggregated data from all Cultivation Classic judges showed that overall, across the hundreds of strain entries, female and male judges agreed on what they liked more than they didn’t. But out of all the strains entered, Astral Works showed the most significant uptick when it comes to the enjoyment of female judges versus male.
The newest addition to our family of grass shacks opened this week on North Interstate Avenue. Located in the former Jeffrey’s Joint space, (which was Green Sky Collective before that), this pop-up provides a taste of the cosmic goodness to come.
“What started as a limited, special edition concept turned into an integral, PNW-inspired part of the Serra Confections line,” says Hukill. “Defined by flavors from partners Jacobsen Salt Co., Stumptown Coffee Roasters and Woodblock Chocolate, the Caramels celebrate Oregon’s culinary bounty.”
Groundworks Industries, a vertically integrated cannabis company based in Portland, has agreed to acquire Northeast Portland dispensary, Alberta Greenhouse. The convenient location quickly turned the shop into a neighborhood go-to for residents and the visitors on their way to destination eateries, bars and boutiques along Alberta Street.
Following months of renovation and Electrification, the latest, happiest addition to the Electric Lettuce family opened its doors last week at 16416 SE Sunnyside Rd. Located in a building formerly occupied by a veterinary clinic, the original vaulted ceilings and retro pebbled windows set an authentically Electric Lettuce tone.
Groundworks Industries, a Portland-based vertically-integrated cannabis company, has agreed to acquire recreational dispensary Foster Buds. With two locations across the eastside, Foster Buds’ thoughtful selection provides relief to both recreational and medical customers.
Groundworks Industries, a Portland-based cannabis company, has signed an agreement to acquire Canna-Daddy’s, one of Southeast Portland’s busiest recreational dispensaries and among the largest flower selection in the state.
Groundworks Industries, a Portland-based cannabis company, has acquired recreational dispensary Cola Cove. Since opening in 2017, Cola Cove has served the people who live, work and travel along Pacific Highway 99, earning a reputation for a professional, comfortable environment with features like a petite grand piano for occasional live music.
On December 7, the all-new and all natural, gluten and dairy-free Gumdrops hit Serra shelves. Available in five flavors with five unique experiences, each flavor is infused with a particular cannabis strain, offering control and consistency from seed-to-sugar coating.
Cannabis Conference, the leading North American cultivation and dispensary education event produced by the award-winning Cannabis Business Times and Cannabis Dispensary magazines, has announced Jeremy Plumb as a Keynote Speaker for its third-annual conference.
Serra—a high-end dispensary with two locations in Portland, Oregon, where both medical and recreational marijuana sales are legal—sells beautiful bongs, artisanal pipes, and even utilitarian avant-garde art that any weed-loving design enthusiast would be proud to display.
Groundworks Industries is proud to announce the hiring of Jesse Sweet, the former Director of Administrative Policy and Process at the Oregon Liquor Control Commission who helped craft cannabis rules and regulations for Oregon’s recreational cannabis industry.
Head to the city's Lloyd district for the '70s-stoner vibe of Electric Lettuce, where shoppers might find themselves grooving to Jimi Hendrix's "Electric Ladyland" or any of the other LPs stacked next to a turntable and wood-grain stereo receiver.