The Emerald Cup is the world's longest running outdoor organic cannabis competition and celebration. In its 10th year it moved out of the Emerald Triangle and drew approximately 5,000 visitors to the Sonoma County Fairgrounds in Santa Rosa, Calif. on December 14th and 15th, 2013. KMUD streamed the event live on the web and simulcast it on KMUD's HD2 channel.
Use the players below to hear audio recorded at the Emerald Cup event. The audio tracks were edited by Kerry Reynolds, KMUD News Correspondent and Host of the KMUD Radio Show Cannabis Consciousness. Kerry's show airs every first Sunday from 1:30-3:00pm on KMUD and streams live at: kmud.org. The photos and audio descriptions were also provided by Kerry Reynolds.
AUDIO OF AWARDS CEREMONY AND INTERVIEW WITH THE EMERALD CUP FOUNDER, TIM BLAKE
Awards Ceremony Audio Part 1 - John Vergados sings to Brave Mykala; a blessing from Swami, a welcome from Jose Gutierrez; Debbie Goldsberry accepts lifetime achievement award; Fred Gardner presents Dennis Peron with lifetime achievement award; and Toni Serra marries Dennis Peron to longtime partner John Entwistle.
Awards Ceremony Audio Part 2 - Tim Blake, Swami, Nikki and others announce the award winners. Top winners give acceptance speeches.
Cup Founder and Organizer Tim Blake interviewed by KMUD's Christina Aanestad.
AUDIO OF 2013 EMERALD CUP PANELS
Audio 1 - Medicinal Use of Cannabis For Children. Moderator: Attorney Matt Kumin Speakers: Erin and Brandon, Parents of Brave Mykala; Andrew DeAngelo, GM of Harborside Health Center; Samantha Miller, President and Chief Scientist of Pure Analytics; Micky Martin, Activist Parents4pot.org.
Audio 2 - Part 1: Breeding In Desired Traits, Breeding Out the Unwanted. Moderator: Leo Stone. Panelists: Lawrence Ringo, DJ Short, MzJil, Subcool
Audio 3 - Part 2: Breeding In Desired Traits, Breeding Out the Unwanted. Moderator: Leo Stone. Panelists: Lawrence Ringo, DJ Short, MzJil, Subcool
Audio 4 - Dabs, Are They Safe? Part 1 Moderator: Alec Dixon, SC Labs; Speakers: Josh Wurzer, SC Labs; K, Trichome Technologies; Nikka T; Addison, Steep Hill Labs; Taylor Beezel
Audio 5 - Dabs, Are They Safe? Part 2 Moderator: Alec Dixon, SC Labs; Speakers: Josh Wurzer, SC Labs; K, Trichome Technologies; Nikka T; Addison, Steep Hill Labs; Taylor Beezel
Audio 6 - Hemp . Moderator: Michael Gosney. Speakers: Anna Owen, Chris Conrad, Agua Das.
Audio 7 - The Soil Food Web. Speaker: Jeff Lowenfells, Author of Teaming With Microbes
Audio 8 - True Living Organics. Speaker: The Rev, Cultivation writer for Skunk Magazine and author of True Living Organics
Audio 9 - Trends in Breeding. Moderator: John Vergados. Speakers: Green House Seeds, Simon The Professor, Sasha the Joint Doctor
THE FOLLOWING PANEL RECORDINGS DO NOT INCLUDE THE FULL PANELS
Audio A - Better Business Practices - This recording begins about 15 minutes into the panel. Moderator: Granddaddy Mike. Speakers: Steven DeAngelo (Harborside Health Center), Robert Jacob (Mayor of Sebastapol, Dispensary owner), Asa Schaffer(Sonoma County Collective), Forrest Landers (Magic Flight Launch Box)
Audio B- Beyond NPK How To Grow Your Own. A recording of the last 22 minutes. Moderator: Kristin Nevedal. Speakers: Kevin Jodrey, Rosebud and Scott Ireland, Scott Zeramby
Audio C-Social Impacts of Cannabis Growing. A recording of the first 18 minutes. Moderator: Kyndra Miller Speakers: Amanda Reiman, Kym Kemp, Diane Goldstein.
Audio D -Bud Curing - A recording of the last 6 minutes. Moderator: Kristin Nevedal. Speakers: Ed Rosenthal, Kevin Jodrey
Emerald Cup Stage