Terpenes, Nature’s Multi-tasking Wonder Compounds

      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

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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How To Use CBD Oil: Recipes For Inside & Out

  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)

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]

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]

  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]

  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]

  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]

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  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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