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From budtending to rebranding, Miss Grass CEO Kate Miller is shaking up “traditional stoner culture.”
Published: March 24, 2022
For a cannabis company The New York Times coined as “the Hermès of Marijuana,” it makes perfect sense for its first wave of interstate expansion to land in Aspen. Launched in Los Angeles in 2017,...
Published: December 13, 2018
Known for its treasure troves of exclusive eyewear across four flagship boutiques in Aspen, New York, Nashville, and Kansas City, Barton Perreira’s latest launch pays homage to the pot leaf. Inspired by the recent opening of Barneys...
Published: July 18, 2019
From Houseplant's tabletop Car Lighter to Vessel's rugged Expedition Series vape, gear goes high-tech this year.
Published: December 3, 2021
Kitchen Toke founder Joline Rivera shares her mantra, plus a pantry-ready recipe for quarantine.
Published: March 19, 2020
Keep your summer glow intact with these tried-and-tested, plant-based beauty picks
Published: August 28, 2021
The San Francisco-based startup’s growing collection of cannabis gear brings smartphone-like simplicity to every smoke session.
Published: September 3, 2021
Magic mushrooms are having a moment. Earlier this year, a historic decriminalization vote in Denver and the passage of a similar bill in Oakland have resulted in a rebirth of the psychedelic movement. And just...
Published: September 19, 2019
Wana Brands and Azuca have led the charge in providing cannabis consumers a quicker-hitting and more consistent high than that of traditional edible products.
Published: November 12, 2021
It's a response to a recent S.H.A.F.T. (sex, hate, alcohol, firearms and tobacco) designation, which restricts marketing options for CBD companies.
Published: August 6, 2021
For Portland-based couple Roy and Claire Kaufmann, the Seder plate used during the Jewish holiday of Passover needed an extra space. Thanks to the co-founders of Le’Or, a cannabis-themed Haggadah now exists and encourages “high-minded...
Published: March 29, 2018
High Country columnist Katie Shaprio digs into the Canadian dispensary chain Burb and looks at how it has grown into a lifestyle brand.
Published: April 26, 2022
Since 2014, cannabis coverage in the majority of mainstream media has leaned far more positive than negative (this column included) as it relates to the impact of adult-use legalization. While an entire new industry has...
Published: July 11, 2019
From Ocean Spray’s CBD debut to Dalwhinnie’s anniversary party, an infused trend report from this year’s Classic.
Published: September 24, 2021
The legal industry continues to boom, but why aren't more women joining its ranks? High Country columnist Katie Shapiro on the new Women in Cannabis Study.
Published: March 11, 2022
In October, High Country kicked off a seasonal series with Kitchen Toke — a quarterly, design-driven magazine known as the first internationally distributed food journal dedicated to cooking with cannabis for health and wellness. In...
Published: January 30, 2020
High Country: From office burnout to mountains and motherhood, Two Cranes takes plant-based wellness beyond self-care
Throughout Asian culture, the crane is a symbol of longevity, happiness and good fortune. And when two of the birds are seen flying together, the meaning intensifies to combine love, cleanliness and purity. Twin sisters...
Published: February 27, 2020
Starting with Colorado in 2014 and in the years since recreational and medicinal legalization has continued to sweep the country, I’ll dare to say that the Aspen Institute hasn’t exactly embraced the topic to its...
Published: June 21, 2018
High Country columnist Katie Shaprio talks to Point7 CEO and “Breaking the Grass Ceiling“ author Ashley Picillo about her move to Snowmass and the her work empowering women in the cannabis industry.
Published: March 17, 2022
Stash jars, fruit-shaped pipes, a ’60s-inspired table top lighter and custom rolling trays are all in store through Labor Day.
Published: August 13, 2020
A cannabis accessory collection geared toward ganja-friendly golfers puts the fore in 4/20.
Published: July 30, 2020
With snowflakes already falling, it’s a known fact that life for locals in High Country is pretty uneventful until the lifts start spinning. Aside from focusing on work and taking ski-conditioning classes, the other way...
Published: November 8, 2018
For me, 4/20 is like most party-fueled holidays. From dealing with overwhelming crowds to drunken debauchery to my mild social anxiety, I don’t really partake in these kinds of events (in my nearly 10 years...
Published: April 19, 2018
Before the CBD craze swept the country, the Stanley Brothers cultivated Charlotte’s Web — a proprietary, high-cannabidiol, low-THC strain of cannabis — that kickstarted the entire plant-based wellness industry. Officially founded in 2014, the eponymous...
Published: October 17, 2019
I’ve written about cannabis since recreational legalization first started to spread its wings in Colorado and one of the perks of the gig is getting to test the latest in pot product launches. Jeff Hood...
Published: September 27, 2018
Meet entrepreneur Emily Bibb, the co-founder of downtown Aspen’s stylish and serene co-working hub.
Published: March 11, 2022
Out on May 11, Deepak Chopra, Sarah Silverman, Ben Stiller, Anthony Bourdain and more recount their best and worst trips.
Published: May 8, 2020
When I first relocated from New York City to Denver in 2007, my mother sent me a set of Jonathan Adler jars as a housewarming gift. The five colorful, porcelain canisters are each adorned with...
Published: May 2, 2019
Handcrafted in a home garage, the smokeable antler art is available locally at High Q.
Published: September 11, 2020
The Snowmass Dispensary’s Andrew Wickes talks to High Country columnist Katie Shapiro about opening up in the village with a farmer’s market-style cannabis shop.
Published: January 22, 2022
When longtime local and beauty industry legend Lily Garfield picks a product to put on her shelf, she’s usually among the first. As the founder of Cos Bar, which opened its original store doors in...
Published: February 14, 2019
The California-based lifestyle and cannabis brand with a cult following has landed on local dispensary shelves.
Published: June 11, 2020
For frequent cannabis consumers who favor smoking from glass over a pre-roll, chances are your pipe, bubbler or bong is dirty … really dirty. Outside of my own home, where I do a weekly deep...
Published: May 16, 2019
Spark spirited dialogue around this year’s High Holidays break-fast table with words like "anti-shpilkes shpritz" from "Schmegoogle: Yiddish Words for Modern Times," the latest from New York Times best-selling author Daniel Klein.
Published: September 18, 2020
The “Colorado” print celebrates innovation and mountains with an illuminated greenhouse set against the majestic Maroon Bells.
Published: May 22, 2020
When Outdoor Retailer relocated what it touts as “North America’s largest trade show in the outdoor industry” to Denver, the driving issue for the decision was public lands. After 20 years in Salt Lake City,...
Published: July 20, 2018
High Country: Rick Steves talks campaigning for cannabis, getting high in the dark and the future of travel
Rick Steves, the globetrotting guru and National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws board member, speaks candidly while he’s stuck at home — and fighting prohibition.
Published: October 10, 2020
Although Colorado has been a recreationally legal state for five years now (and medicinally legal for far longer), the Roaring Fork Valley has lagged behind in the formation of a real cannabis community. Sure, there...
Published: March 21, 2019
First things first: cannabis-infused topicals do not get you high. I repeat, they do not get you high. Even when said creams, lotions and potions are formulated with THC. Most products on the market, though,...
Published: February 14, 2018
When Toast, a Colorado-based cannabis startup, launched last summer during the Food & Wine Classic to introduce festival-goers to its sleek, pre-rolls (on-board a private, invite-only party bus, of course), I have to admit I...
Published: August 23, 2018
After recently completing cannabis business accelerator CanopyBoulder, co-founders Karina and Chris Marconi are ready for retail.
Published: May 28, 2020
It might be a stretch, but in 2020 the cannabis community gets to celebrate their favorite holiday 12 times (on the 4th of every month) and not just once on April 20 as it has...
Published: February 13, 2020
The current cannabis food movement sweeping the country has yet to gain official acknowledgement from Food & Wine Classic festival organizers, despite the plant playing a role in events beyond the tents every year since...
Published: June 13, 2019
Just dropping its third season, “Stoned Appétit” has gained a cult following in Colorado and beyond.
Published: September 9, 2021
A how-to on pairing your bud with beer this season.
Published: October 16, 2020
After the midterm elections in 2018, cannabis is now recreationally legal in 10 states (and Washington, D.C.) while 33 have legalized medical use. Cannabis policy is progressing rapidly, but the future fight to reform marijuana...
Published: February 21, 2019
Whether you’re looking for an off-season staycation treat or planning ahead for the summer soirée schedule, here are five local options for mobile self-care services to try at home.
Published: April 26, 2022
An exclusive first look inside the historic Benton Building, transformed to channel Coco’s famed apartment in Paris.
Published: February 7, 2022
It’s almost cosmic, that magic connection a fan feels for “their band.” The first-ever Grateful Dead documentary to have participation from all living members will screen Wednesday in Aspen at the Isis Theatre and the...
Published: January 4, 2018
The famed fine art photographer celebrates the season with Supergoop! and Illesteva
Published: June 1, 2022
Based on Oregon’s Rogue River, Belushi’s Farm products will hit shelves in Aspen exclusively at The Green Solution in November.
Published: October 23, 2020
FOR THE AFICIONADO SilverStick Wallet Dugout Sturdy, inconspicuous and sleek, SilverStick is the dugout of choice for the day-to-day and is so compact it fits in the palm of your hand. Designed in Boulder and...
Published: December 5, 2019
On New Year’s Eve, the Aspen Police Department received a staggering 99 phone calls between the hours of 5:00 p.m. and 4:30 a.m. According to Assistant Police Chief Bill Linn, it wasn’t a record-breaking year,...
Published: January 10, 2019
An homage to Aspen’s OG ski bum babes
Published: April 10, 2020
In the two years since Green Table hosted its first event in Aspen, held at Doug Paley’s sprawling estate in the Horse Ranch neighborhood and sponsored by High Times, the cannabis investment networking group has...
Published: February 28, 2019
In her inaugural Alpine Aesthetic lifestyle column in the Aspen Times Weekly, Katie Shapiro highlights the hottest designer ski gear collaborations of the 2021-22 season.
Published: November 26, 2021
Inside The Marijuana Mansion, Denver’s selfie sanctuary for cannabis lovers.
Published: May 28, 2021
Produced by Colorado State University’s J-school, the documentary examines the economic potential of the plant.
Published: May 23, 2022
Rebranded as Silverpeak Grill, new partners Chapman Ducote and Troy Selby are open for to-go business just in time for 4/20.
Published: April 20, 2020
CBD is still reigning supreme as beauty’s queen ingredient and with winter arriving early this year, it’s the perfect time to experiment with adding the cannabis compound into your skincare routine. Offseason is also the...
Published: October 31, 2019
High Country: The Aspen Brain Institute examines the promising future of psychedelic-assisted therapy
Psychedelics made monumental progress in election 2020. Find out what the future holds for psychedelics, especially when it comes to their potential therapeutic effects.
Published: November 13, 2020
As cannabidiol continues to take over every aspect of our personal wellness routines, our entire town — from infused coffee at Gorsuch to the soda case at Carl’s Pharmacy to a CBD massage at the...
Published: August 22, 2019
Higher Etiquette: Learn your marijuana manners in Emily Post’s great-great-granddaughter’s new guide
The unspoken rules of the “puff, puff, pass” ritual are ingrained in cannabis culture. But as legalization spreads, there is so much more to consider when partaking in social settings. The plant’s presence is out...
Published: April 11, 2019
After a long and successful career on the saddle training horses and their owners across the country, John Lyons wanted nothing more than to retire, ride off into the sunset and sell his 70-acre Parachute...
Published: December 6, 2018
Most companies in cannabis-friendly cities across the country are still trying to navigate the confusion surrounding social consumption regulations (ahem, Aspen), but one workaround is through hosting official tours and bespoke experiences. As the first...
Published: November 14, 2019
Packing bongs and pipes in your pack for hut trips has always been a hassle — worrying about glass breakage and water spillage usually just isn’t worth it. But thanks to Dangle Supply Co., the...
Published: November 21, 2019
The Nov. 25 issue revives the Times’ standalone news magazine and welcomes several new columns and features to its pages.
Published: November 23, 2021
Just in time for Hanukkah, Jake Cohen talks getting lit and shares a recipe from his hit cookbook 'Jew-ish’
Published: November 26, 2021
Two citrus cocktails with a twist to shake up at home from Kitchen Toke magazine.
Published: February 10, 2022
Smokey Town, the Roaring Fork Valley’s resource for expert reviews, shares their cannabis picks
Published: December 25, 2020
A year into business, the Los Angeles-based brand earns B Corp certification for ‘setting a course for bold social and environmental action.’
Published: June 26, 2020
No matter how ready you think you are, come opening day, the sound of screaming ski legs rings louder than your alarm the next morning. Thanks to the hard work of the Aspen-Snowmass mountain operations...
Published: November 29, 2018
The dispensary do-gooder Roots Rx collected $60,000 during Pride Month to donate to AspenOUT, which was announced during the Downhill Costume Contest at Aspen Gay Ski Week.
Published: February 3, 2022
The cannabis collective advocating for fair and diverse representation shares its call for inclusivity.
Published: July 2, 2020
The cannabis culinary movement is on a trajectory from marijuana farm-to-table, confirmed last year by milestones from the opening of a cannabis consumption-friendly restaurant in Los Angeles to Food & Wine magazine welcoming weed into...
Published: March 5, 2020
Nine picks for every type of cannabis enthusiast on your list
Published: December 4, 2020
Let Johanna Silver, former Sunset magazine editor and author of ‘Growing Weed in the Garden’ be your guide.
Published: August 27, 2020
Looking for a little help in how you get high? Here in High Country, we’re five years into the legalization of adult-use recreational marijuana, so of course, there’s an app for that. Despite the wild...
Published: September 5, 2019
Cannabis has long been linked to heightened sexual experiences and recently, more studies have come to light suggesting that small doses of THC and/or CBD, when taken before a session in between the sheets, are...
Published: February 7, 2019
MJBizCon, marijuana’s first official, national trade show started in 2012. Since then, it has grown to hosting ancillary events in Toronto and New Orleans and earlier this month, welcomed 27,600 attendees and more than 1,000...
Published: November 22, 2018
Kitchen Toke magazine shares two comforting recipes from its latest issue.
Published: January 22, 2021
High Country: Free Range Kitchen & Wine Bar goes from hemp farm to table in new CBD-infused dinner series
Free Range Kitchen & Wine Bar is known throughout the Roaring Fork Valley for an unwavering commitment to using locally sourced, fresh-from-the-soil ingredients in its inspired seasonal menus. But now husband-and-wife owners Robin and Steve...
Published: June 6, 2019
“But does it get you high?” It’s the question I am asked every time when recommending CBD products to friends, family and colleagues. The reassurance in which I answer is always questioned again with an,...
Published: September 13, 2018
Amid the Winter X Games in Aspen, former Burton CMO Anne-Marie Dacyshyn discusses snowboarding, cannabis, stigma and her jump to Dosist.
Published: January 29, 2021
Founder and CEO of Flowhub Kyle Sherman has crazy luck — and courage — on city streets. Growing up in Barrington, Illinois, he was a movie-obsessed kid and a hopeful future filmmaker, going as far...
Published: August 1, 2019
As I am writing this, I am receiving an average of one 4/20-related pitch every three minutes. The barrage of emails and mailings started about a month ago from publicists hopeful for a mention tied...
Published: April 18, 2019
Last month, I introduced you to Sopris Health & Wellness, citing their launch as part of the current CBD craze sweeping the country. The following weekend, I found an Elevated Elixirs sandwich board promoting on-site...
Published: October 11, 2018
Available exclusively in the Residential Suites at the Hotel Jerome, two Pendleton-patterned parkas await to wear during your stay. Alpine Aesthetic columnist Katie Shapiro digs into this unique partnership.
Published: January 22, 2022
“As a new industry explodes, a new normal of craft beer culture has evolved with it — allowing consumers to come out as proud beer drinkers, now able to integrate the ritual into more aspects...
Published: February 1, 2018
There’s a card game that I learned from my friends in Aspen that we still play more than a decade later. I’m not too sure where they learned it or who originated it. The game,...
Published: September 11, 2018
With the 2020 concert calendar cancelled, business for the leading livestream company is anything but usual.
Published: May 15, 2020
Just in time for Mother’s Day, 11 picks for sheer bliss.
Published: May 1, 2020
High Country: How one young entrepreneur turned a college project into a budding cannabis design company
The colorful Z’s Life collection includes rolling papers, tampers, trays and lighters.
Published: February 26, 2021
Best known for its chain of High Q retail stores in the Roaring Fork Valley and beyond, Plum Companies recently released its first line of cannabis edibles and concentrates.
Published: August 13, 2021
Although Apple removed all 181 vaping-related apps from the App Store last week, the number of cannabis-focused podcasts continues to grow. And one of the smartest yet has just dropped, promising to give women guidance...
Published: November 28, 2019
High Country: America’s No. 1 Cannabis Edibles Brand Taps Bubby’s Chef Ron Silver For Fast-Acting Line
Still beloved for its fresh comfort food, the Manhattan brunch institution Bubby’s opened on Thanksgiving Day 1990 in Tribeca. As Bubby’s readies for its 29th anniversary celebration this month — a major renovation of the...
Published: November 7, 2019
Whether you’re a seasoned smoker or weighing an overwhelming number of product options during your first dispensary visit, sometimes inhaling before venturing out at altitude just doesn’t feel right (tackling a lung-busting ascent up Ajax...
Published: May 24, 2018
Alpine Aesthetic columnist Katie Shapiro spotlights the best big city boutiques to visit in Aspen before winter’s end.
Published: February 3, 2022
After another challenging year for most of us, what’s one top 10 list that can help? The best cannabis. The annual High Country/Smokey Town best-of 2021 strains in the Roaring Fork Valley is here.
Published: December 31, 2021
Originally set to showcase at the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Joline Rivera’s CBD superfood makes its debut.
Published: June 19, 2020