910 A Redwood Dr

Garberville CA 95542

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                   Holly Carter


Holly is motivated by the community values of collaboration, land based spirituality, integrity, and diversity.  She worked as a librarian for over 7 years, building research skills and public empowerment for information access.

In 2015 she became involved with Redwood Roots, Inc, a cannabis collective with a mission to support farmers of the local area to transition and to share clean quality medicine with patients around California. Her natural proclivity to understanding legal frameworks has led to a fit as compliance support.

                  Alison Rivas


Alison is a forward thinking cannabis and healthcare professional with emphasis on local industry resiliency, collaboration and best practices for people and planet.


She founded Calipso Organics in 2016 to run three farms in Southern Humboldt. She leads operations and has obtained full permitting, annual licensure and met all cross-agency compliance parameters, with special focus on environmental restorations. In 2017 she began compliance and relationship consulting for other farms and distribution companies.


Her background includes a Masters of Science and Chinese Medicine, founding a multi-modality alternative healthcare clinic, supporting a high-risk youth drug recovery program, and serving on the local healthcare district board since 2014. 

               Ashley Brookens


Ashley has over 18 years experience in the natural lifestyle industry, touching many facets including retail sales, management, consulting, brand representation, and plant-based wellness counseling. 


She is also a trained labor doula with in-hospital experience advocating for the empowerment of  families. 

Ashley provided ongoing administrative support in the formation and launch of Redwood Roots, Inc., bringing her forward into the regulated cannabis industry.

As a mother raising her children in Southern Humboldt for the past decade, she is committed to moving the industry forward in a way that honors our community's highest values, human dignity, and the land.