The “Feminist Weed Farmer” Wants You to Grow Pot and “Be Weird”

All photos courtesy of Microcosm Publishing

Madrone Stewart is the author of Feminist Weed Farmer: Growing Mindful Medicine in Your Own Backyard (out now via Microcosm Publishing) and she’s intimately familiar with what she writes — and smokes. 

Based in Humboldt County, California — one corner of what is known as The Emerald Triangle — Madrone has harvested a wealth of knowledge and experience in homegrown cannabis cultivation, all of which she communicates powerfully in her book. Feminist Weed Farmer also explores the lessons Madrone has picked up from meditation and the challenges she’s faced more at