NEXT STAGE ARTS PROJECT PRESENTS CANNABIS WEEK, APRIL 14–20.
On July 1, 2018 Vermont legalized adult personal possession of one ounce of cannabis and allows individuals to cultivate two mature plants and four immature plants per household. Whether you are a recreational user, want to learn to grow, or are interested solely in the health benefits of CBD-based products, Next Stage offers a week of events that focus on cannabis, at Next Stage, 15 Kimball Hill, Putney, VT.
Schedule of events:
SUNDAY, APRIL 14TH:
9:00 am – 12:00 pm — GROWERS WORKSHOP: Learn to grow indoors or outdoors — $35
With Pete McMahon, owner of Liquid Sun and Brian Berry, entrepreneur
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm — PANEL DISCUSSION: The Science of Cannabis & CBD – Panelists include moderator David Hull of Vermont Prerolls, Scott Keeler of Origin Therapeutics, Carl Christianson of Northeast Processing, Deane Wilson of Southern Vermont Wellness, and Senator Becca Ballint.
Sponsored by Northeast Processing.
By donation. (online registration recommended).
12:00pm – 5:00pm – MARKETPLACE with products, food vendors and festive music – FREE
MONDAY, APRIL 15TH
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm – COOKING WITH CANNABIS (CBD), with chef Sarah Dal Balcon, owner of Healing with Food
$65; Limit 12 people
Sarah is from California, where she was a personal chef for VIP and celebrity families, as well as did menu consulting for restaurants. In this class Sarah will show you how to infuse olive oil, hemp seed oil, cream and butter with CBD, which uses buds from the hemp plant. The class will then participate in making a delicious meal using these infused staples. While the class will work with CBD, the techniques are no different if you chose to make THC infused staples at home with buds from the marijuana plant.
Salad: Mixed green salad tossed with CBD infused hemp oil dressing
Main Course: Pasta with Pesto made with CBD infused olive oil
Dessert: Fried bananas in Caramel sauce made with CBD infused butter and cream
Beverages: Wine will be served
THURSDAY, APRIL 18TH
7:00 pm – [FRAMED] film: The Legend of 4/20 (2017). This documentary explores the growing trend of marijuana decriminalization in the U.S. and the use of cannabis in medicine, art, fine dining and more. $5 suggested donation at the door.
SATURDAY, APRIL 20TH (4/20)
Bread & Puppet Theater
The politically radical puppet theater presents their new play, Diagonal Man: Theory and Praxis. Bread and Puppet Theater has been active since the 1960s, is based in Glover, Vermont, founded and directed by Peter Schumann. Returning to Next Stage by rousing popular demand. Tickets $15.00 (no one turned away for lack of funds).