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Ben Lomond CA News
Feb 3, 2016
Santa Cruz County medical marijuana dispensaries ring up more than $32.3M in sales
Disheroon and Bradd Barkin, chief executive officer of Central Coast Wellness Center in Ben Lomond, said they decided to pay the tax rather than pass is along to patients to stay competitive.
“They’re pushing the limit right now,” Barkin said. “All together, we’re now paying 15 1/4 percent in taxes.”
On top of the county’s cannabis tax, the dispensary’s patients are subject to the standard 8 1/4 percent sales tax on goods and services.
Annual medical marijuana sales in Santa Cruz County: $32 million.
Number of dispensaries in unincorporated Santa Cruz County: 12.
Number of dispensaries in city of Santa Cruz: 1.
Annual medical marijuana sales in California: $1.3 billion.
Number of dispensaries in California: 1,200 to 1,500.
Source: Santa Cruz County, City of Santa Cruz, California Board of Equalization.
(Santa Cruz Sentinel)Jan 8, 2016
Pucker Up Citrus Salt and Vanilla Bean Baker’s Salt. Farmer Freed products are available at Mountain Feed and Seed in Ben Lomond, the Davenport Roadhouse, and some other spots around Northern California. She got down to the nitty gritty with us about salt.
So, are you actually a farmer?
EMILY JANE FREED: I am. I did the program at UCSC. I got a job at Jacob’s Farm Del Cabo, the largest producer of organic culinary herbs and edible flowers in the U.S. We have 10 farms on the Santa Cruz, Watsonville and Pescadero coast. I am the regional production manager at Jacob’s Farm. I help manage all the farms.
Are your salts only for seasoning?
You can add the salts while you’re cooking or put it on top while you’re sitting down to enjoy a meal. It lends itself to both ways. It’s not always a finishing salt, which some salts are. I always encourage customers to come back and tell me how they used the salts, which is interesting.
What do you use the Vanilla Bean Baking Salt on?
On the label it says waffles, pancakes, breads, cookies, pies, cakes. Recently, I have a caterer that uses it for steak. The vanilla comes from the Vanilla Company, which is local, [owned by] Patricia Rain. She uses it on macadamia crusted fish. So, you can also use it for meat and fish.
What advice would you give amateur cooks?
The salts are great for people just learning their way around the kitchen, and for those that are already familiar. The Everyday Herb Salt (parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme) is the most po... (Good Times)