How does one province grow some of the most recognized and renowned cannabis in the world? It takes warm summers, mild winters, rich soil and a whole lot of rain.
More importantly, it takes acceptance, curiosity and ambition. This perfect mix of place and people, climate and culture, has made British Columbia a one-of-a-kind playground for nurturing and cultivating the planet’s best weed.
B.C. is home to more than 200 distinct First Nations, each with their own unique traditions and history. More than 30 different First Nation languages and close to 60 dialects are spoken in this province.
South Coast (Lower Mainland)
The South Coast region of B.C. covers a significant amount of rich cultivation ground and history. Vancouver has always been the central hub for cannabis culture and trade, with massive cannabis-producing valleys from Pemberton to the Fraser Valley; it's no wonder it quickly became the weed capital of B.C. Many notable cultivars have come from this region, including but not limited to: UBC Chemo, God Bud, Death Bubba, Lindsay OG, Fraser Valley Blueberry, Shishkaberry, Rockstar and Northern Lights.
The Skeena region covers nearly one-third of the province of B.C., also known as the North Coast. This region is an adventure mecca. With world-class steelhead fishing and home to the ancient Great Bear Rainforest, one of the largest temperate rainforests remaining in the world. Enjoy the best B.C. weed while taking shelter under thousand-year-old ancient cedar and spruce as you travel into this global treasure. Northern BC Skunk was created here, and it is rumoured that the cut that became Alaskan Thunder possibly made its way from Skeena Region into Alaska.
The Omineca region is the historical geographic region of the BC's Northern Interior roughly defined by the basin of the Omineca River, including areas to the south which allowed access to the region during the Omineca Gold Rush of the 1860s. From the gold rush to the green rush, the Omineca region is now becoming a burgeoning cannabis scene with up-and-coming craft operations coming online from Legacy times.
The Northeast is a rugged and breathtaking region, often referred to as the ‘Serengeti of the North’; it may just be one of the best adventure secrets of B.C. This region just goes to show how large and spectacular British Columbia really is. A hub for cannabis adventure. We look forward to revealing more history of cannabis secrets hidden in North.
The famed Kootenay region is well known for its exotic cannabis varieties and boutique quality craft. This region is rich in cannabis history, similar to the West Coast, with an incredible amount of passionate cultivators. A deep understanding of the plant and the environment have created a culture of cannabis that has spread across the province and the country. The sacred valleys of the Kootenays have heavily influenced the development and excellence seen in B.C. Weed today, and we are all the better for it. Known for its many exotics cultivars like HempStar, Champagne, Zellies Gift, Lemon Haze, White Grizzly and Strawberry Cream have been perfected here.
West Coast (Islands & Sunshine Coast)
The West Coast region encompasses some of BC's most renowned cannabis-producing areas, from Vancouver Island and the surrounding Gulf Island to the Sunshine Coast and Haida Gwaii. The enthusiasm and passion for cannabis, along with West Coast relaxed lifestyle and good vibes, has given rise to absolute legends in BC's Cannabis scene with Pink kush, Romulan, Tuna, Red Congolese, Blue Fin, Lesqueti Haze, Texada Timewarp, Space Queen, Orange Crush, Pink Grapefruit, Love Potion.
Thompson / Okanagan
The Thompson Okanagan region has been a staple for cannabis development in B.C. for decades; known as part of B.C.'s green triangle, it has quickly grown past its wine-dominant recognition as the craft cannabis scene has been leading the charge for several years since regulation. Legendary cultivars bred here include Okanagan Grape, BC Roadkill, Champagne Berry, Space Skunk, Critical Condition, and Legacy Cake.
The Cariboo stretches from Lillooet to Quesnel, with Williams Lake as its central hub. This historic gold rush region is now on the quiet but quick come up as the second wave "the craft take over," is in full effect. Most notable is Sugar Cane Cannabis, the first boutique farmgate cannabis facility in BC history and the first on Indigenous land in Canada. Located in the heart of Secwepemc Territory in Williams Lake, British Columbia, and is wholly owned by the Williams Lake First Nation (WLFN). Some of the cultivars coming from here are Pink Lily, Medicine Man, Ceremony, and Super M.