Swellcome to Pilot

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PF x Swell Co.  /  We sure are pleased to announce our friendship with the sweet folks at Swell! Because they focus on the quality, complexity and the integrity of the raw flower, the unique aroma and cannabinoid expression of each enchanting Pilot Farm cultivar shines through in fullness, becoming the embodiment within every drop of extracted product.

Welcome a new way to feel our sun grown, earth made, high altitude Clean Green Certified cultivars; now available (or soon to be) through Dab Society and Hood Oil.  Grown with good, extracted through excellence.    

Sugar Queen  .  Space Train  .  Blue Cheese  .  Blackjack  .  Jesus OG  .  Jack Skellington  .  Super Silver Haze  .  Sugarwolf  .  Jillybean  .  Phantom Cookies  .  Durban Diesel  .  Mtn Girl Grape  .  Manna Gooey  .  Super Sour Diesel

 

Mountain Farming Elevated

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PF x Quill  / Enjoy the terpene rich, high elevation mountain cultivated cannabis of Pilot Farm with the ease, discreteness and controlled dosage of the transformative Quill vaporizer. 

Now available pre-loaded with 750mg of Pilot Farm's finest, purely extracted. Out now or soon to be:  Mtn Girl Lemon (now!)  .  Lambs in Space  .  Telenovela  .  Starman  .  Mountain Girl

Tucked away for local travel, brought along for a puff before dinner, and part of the keys-wallet-phone coterie of must-have items grabbed before leaving the house, the Quill is a vaporizer pen for everyone. 300 puffs of pure terpene rich cannabis extract in a stainless steel pen.

When your Quill has emptied, bring it back to your point-of-sale* to recycle the medical-grade stainless steel housing (packaging is paper-based and recyclable at home) and receive a discount on your next Quill purchase. *Only available at participating retail... please ask to recycle.  

Honored With The Harmonious Award

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Cultivation Classic 2018, Regenerative Farm Award  /  The Cultivation Classic continues to forge the path for a new paradigm for cannabis competitions with an aim to honor farms that cultivate to promote environmental health while growing safe, pure, high quality cannabis.

The goal of the award is to educate people about what regenerative cultivation techniques are and how they can be adopted to help grow the highest quality, pure medicine that truly expresses the terroir of the farm.

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Regenerative farming is cultivating in a way that has a healing effect on the environment through developing closed-loop systems. Examples of regenerative practices are proper land management and stewardship, rainwater catchment, groundwater recharge, living soil building, cover cropping, mulching, composting, polyculture, companion planting, and promoting and preserving native biodiversity and wildlife habitat.

Regenerative practices go beyond sustainability in that they heal, improve, and remediate. On the other hand, sustainable practices are ways to reduce negative impacts to the point of treading the waters of “do no harm.” Organic farming on its own is not necessarily regenerative or sustainable. Quite often there are huge environmental impacts associated with organic products and nutrients. Many organic amendments are unsustainably mined and transported. Other organic products for pest control might seem safe and environmentally friendly, but in reality are detrimental to native diversity, especially our incredibly important pollinating insects like bees. It is time for us to take responsibility for our impacts and educate ourselves to the practices that both heal the earth and grow the highest-quality cannabis... ( read more )

There Will Be Bud

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The London Times, Shopping For Legal Cannabis in California  /  Josh Glancy goes to the sharp end of the multibillion-dollar “green rush”. A Londoners take on the emerging cannabis market in California, with a fortuitously accidental cameo by Pilot Farm... ( read more

Sugarwolf And A Sunny Place

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  Flower Picks, Willamette Week  /  Call it "the flavor of weather." It's a story told in taste—one of plants surviving against, and harmonizing with, the elements. It's an ineffable quality I've come to appreciate more and more with each sungrown season as uniquely delicious outdoor flower options make their way to dispensary shelves across the state. Sugarwolf is one such weather-kissed weed: The scent is like warm bubblegum, with a sharp nail-polish note. Sweet, peppery and smooth when smoked, it suggests just-spun, watermelon-flavored cotton candy on the exhale.

Sugarwolf is all in your head. A few hits will summon happy feels that other cultivars only match after bowls and joints. It's a big, euphoric stress reliever that gets giggly, stupefying and slow in larger doses, with only minor body notes. Lay a blanket out in a sunny place (it's spring, after all) and roll one of this stuff. You won't regret it... ( read more )

 

From Canopy To Canopy

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Harvest Issue, Oregon Leaf  /  Pilot Farm is a gorgeous, tier 2 recreational cannabis farm situated on the southern slope of Mount Ashland. The scenery is breathtaking; the first steps onto the property are met with a spectacular view of the valley just before the Oregon-California border.

Terraced rows of plants are situated in what the farm calls 'Machu Picchu,' the smaller, top portion of the canopy. We first ventured to the lower terrace which involved—I kid you not— a steep 10-minute quad ride down the treacherous, rocky slope. The upper and lower canopies are separated by roughly a mile and a half, but are located on the same address, making Pilot Farm one of the first and only OLCC licensed producers to have canopies separated a few miles apart.

The lower canopy had a north and a south plot filled with a large variety of Mountain Girl crosses. That strain does particularly well in the high elevation climate. The Pilot Farm rarely allows outside visitors, which helps keep the cannabis pest and disease free.

Each strain is grown in native soil with little to no additives or amendments, an effort to be completely sustainable... ( read more — pg 38-41 )

 

Say Hello to our Little Friends

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FOR 2018 — INTRODUCING Harvest '17, entirely grown from seed and further embracing the genetic diversity and complex cultivars unique to the terroir that is Pilot Farm — a sustainable, high elevation mountain farm of sun-grown craft cannabis rooted in native soil on a steep canyon overlooking the Colestin Valley in Southern Oregon. 

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Original Pilot Farm cross (Willy’s Wonder x Granddaddy Purple x White Widow) and her derivatives uplift with woodsy, earthy aromas and are noted for improving mood and front-loading creative vibrations. Cultivars for '17 include Mountain Girl x Blue Dream  .  x Grape Ape  .  x Grapefruit Diesel  .  x Lemon Kush  .  x Sour Diesel

 

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Astronauts Wife  .  Bright Light   Canna Tsu . Harlequin  .  Lemurian  .  Mtn Girl Grapefruit  .  Mtn Girl Sour  .  Royal Blue Durban  .  Soccer Mom  .  Starman  .  Sweet & Sour Widow

 

Crafted for a meditative balance, these terpene rich cultivars purposely provide only subtle adjustment — so you can confidently maintain awareness and presence throughout the day.  

Let the Good Times Roll

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Yes, we’ve taken our sweet, sweet time to get this right — to perfect our own premium farm-made pre-rolls, filled with the best of Pilot Farm, for everyone who believes in the craft and care of cannabis. 

Precision-milled and tamped directly from freshly opened A-Grade Flower bags (heat sealed, nitrogen flushed, humidity controlled, non-permeable), we present seven fine-tuned Jennys, standing proudly together in a custom recyclable craft tube, each ready to answer the call Let The Good Times Roll.

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High Elevation Farming in Cannabis Canyon

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Dope, September 2017  /  Sprawled across 80 acres along a mountainside, at an elevation of 4800 feet, Pilot Farm lies within an unpredictable ecosystem that would send many cannabis cultivators running to their indoor grow. For brothers Matthew and Christopher Dolinar, however, this challenge is part of the appeal. Their biodynamic Mt. Ashland farm is at the heart of their mission to put sustainable agriculture first—and to change the way people think about sun-grown cannabis... ( read more )

 

Extractly What We're Talking About

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PF x Chalice Farms  /  We're more than excited to announce our partnership with our friends at Chalice Farms. Bringing the same care and expertise to the extraction process that we grow and show our flower, the folks at Chalice have made available our sun grown, earth made, Clean Green Certified flower in the convenience of a cartridge. 

So next time you're at Chalice, if Pilot Farm isn't shown, it's not Pilot Farm Grown.

 

Caught Walking the Walk

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Cultivation Classic 2017, Innovation Award  /  The world's only cannabis competition exclusively for ethically-grown product free of pesticides — defining craft while celebrating and supporting a community working towards the development of leading edge regenerative farming practices in Oregon.

Dedicated to agricultural sustainability and earthly respect, Pilot Farm is honored to take home the 2017 Award for Innovation in our first year of note; a very sweet reminder of one of our core principles — kindness makes the kindest.

We Are Grateful

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The Oregon cannabis industry has created an environment that we can thrive in. With passion we work with our farm, land, and soil in a way that we feel connected. Our understanding is reflected in every cannabis flower we produce for market and showcases the nutrient-dense and bio-diverse native soil, mountain water, and optimal sun-grown conditions of Southern Oregon, season after season

. . . and continues to create long-term benefits for the environment. With soil, water, and sun advocacy, the cannabis community outside Ashland is well positioned to be at the forefront of the modern-day sustainable agriculture movement. We invite you to come on a journey with us. As we say on the farm — Almost There.

Mtn Girl Lemon and a Martini

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Stoner Magazine  /  The night is young, the bowl is full, time to get inspired. Work on the plans, we got the drink. With thanks to Stoner Magazine and Jared Masters, the smell and taste of our sun grown Mtn Girl Lemon has been selected to have its own deliciously curated pairing. Cheers! 

2oz Grey Goose Vodka . 1oz sweet white Vermouth . Squeeze of lemon and lime . Fresh muddled blueberries and raspberries . Shake and strain into chilled martini glass . Garnish with lemon and lime wheels and blueberries

Mtn Girl and The Making of Things

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Cultivar Pick, April 2017  /  What To Smoke When You Want To Make Things?  With a nose of sweet licorice, floral and pine on the tongue, Mountain Girl, a noted Pilot Farm cross of Granddaddy Purple and an unnamed mother bred from Willy's Wonder and White Widow, delivers an alert buzz mixed with a deep euphoria and a happy vibe that is excellent for creative musings and movements. Who's In?