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Giving Thanks, with the Help of CBD

By chris | November 20, 2020

  Next week, many of us will be celebrating Thanksgiving. It’s a complex and potentially complicated holiday for many reasons, especially when there are menus to organize, meals to cook, and people to accommodate. It’s traditionally a holiday of family, food, and fun – but let’s be honest: it’s also a giant stress fest.  …

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The Sleep Conundrum – And How CBD Can Help

By chris | November 6, 2020

Sleep: it’s the unsung hero of all of our lives. A good night’s sleep can make your day or week. A not-so-good  night’s sleep can lead to a rough day riddled with bad choices. When it comes down to it, sleeping well is a vital part of maintaining your wellness, happiness, and overall sanity. It…

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Why – and How – Should I Use Topical CBD?

By chris | October 30, 2020

  Here we are at the end of another unique week in the truly unbelievable times that we are living in. Next week may very well prove to be one of the most important moments in the modern history of the United States of America. So, get out there and vote and let your voice…

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Topical CBD: A History 

By chris | October 23, 2020

  As we head into the home stretch of what can only be described as one of the more challenging years in recent memory, many of us are realizing that we need to change our way of life. We need to be more harmonized with our environment and with each other – as well as consider…

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Burning Question: How Much CBD Should I Take?

By Lauren Wilson | October 16, 2020

    If you’re new to CBD, or even if you’ve been using it for a while, chances are you’ve asked the question: how much CBD should I take? There is no standard dose for CBD, or cannabinoids in general for that matter. That’s because the amount to CBD you need will vary depending on…

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Terpenes, Nature’s Multi-tasking Wonder Compounds

By chris | October 9, 2020

      Welcome back, and happy Friday! First, we want to give a huge shout out to Lauren Wilson, who has shared her incredible insight with her guest blog posts over the last few weeks. Lauren is an expert in wellness and cannabis/CBD and an author of multiple books about the space, with a…

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Being CBD Savvy: 5 Things To Look For When Buying

By Lauren Wilson | October 2, 2020

In a short period of time, CBD has gone from an obscure compound that only patients in the know would seek out to a wellness sensation that has swept the nation. When hemp was officially legalized in the 2018 Farm Bill, the ingredient started popping up in everything from hummus to mascara. As a result,…

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CBD Oil Isn’t Working For You? 5 Reasons Why That Might Be

By Lauren Wilson | September 25, 2020

If you’re new to the world of CBD, you might be a wee bit overwhelmed by how much there is to know–because there’s a lot. I have written multiple books on the subject! But perhaps the most annoying pain point for people when they buy CBD (and one of the most frequently asked questions I…

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How To Use CBD Oil: Recipes For Inside & Out

By Lauren Wilson | September 18, 2020

  As we round third base on another week (Happy Friday!), I wanted to share something fun for your weekend. Did you know you can do more with your CBD tincture than just slip it under your tongue? Hi! My name is Lauren Wilson, and I am really happy to be here with the California…

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Terpenes: What Are They and Why Should We Care? (part 1 of 2)

By chris | September 11, 2020

Hi Everybody!! We made it to the weekend, YAY!! We’ve spent quite a bit of time in the lab this summer and have some exciting things in store for you. Today, we  want to talk to you about terpenes and how they influence the quality of your CBD experience. My Summer Holiday  While working in…

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Meet Our Ops Mastermind: Working in CBD & Where We Go From Here [Part 5]

By cacraft | September 4, 2020

Alas, here we are – the last of our five-part interview series with our resident CBD expert, Chase Allen. As our Operations Manager here at California Craft, Chase’s experience and knowledge in the formulation, extraction, and overall CBD space has been incredible to work with. As we close out our interview with Allen, we’re talking about…

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Meet Our Ops Mastermind: Why CBD Tincture? [Part 4]

By cacraft | August 28, 2020

  Welcome back to our incredible journey into the world of CBD creation – we’re exploring the mind of our head formulator and extractor Chase Allen. Today, we’re talking about the potency and effects of CBD tincture, and why it’s more effective than other forms of CBD.    Curious to read more insights from Chase?…

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Meet Our Ops Mastermind: Exploring CBD Oil vs. Isolates [Part 3]

By cacraft | August 21, 2020

  Next up in our conversation with our extractionist and formulator extraordinaire, Chase Allen, we’re diving into the nitty-gritty of the world of CBD oil and isolates. What’s the difference between full-spectrum, broad-spectrum, and isolate? How do you choose between the three?    All that and more – read on below. And if you’re catching up,…

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Meet Our Ops Mastermind: How We Create Our Tincture [Part 2]

By cacraft | August 15, 2020

  Today, we’re diving into the second part of our conversation with California Craft’s Operational Manager, head extractionist and lead formulator: Chase Allen. This edition focuses on the nitty gritty of what we do best: creating our signature, full-spectrum CBD oils.   You can read Part 1 of this series here.   ––   Chase,…

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Meet Our Ops Mastermind: Chase Allen Shares His CBD Journey [Part 1]

By cacraft | August 7, 2020

  We’re excited to kick off a new blog series that features the Operational Manager and lead extractor + formulator here at California Craft, Chase Allen. Over the course of five articles, we’re exploring Chase’s backstory, his expertise in creating CBD tincture, exploring the difference between full-spectrum CBD and isolates, and much more.   Today,…

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