Team Members

Kayla

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What is your favorite part of working at the Novel Tree? 

The staff. Everyone on the team is very welcoming and educated.

What was the most surprising thing you discovered about being in the “weed industry”? 

The level of professionalism. There are a lot of passionate people in the industry who truly want to advocate and educate.

What is your favorite cannabis product? 

How can you pick just one? Cloud 9 Purple Punch and Secret Gardens Miracle Alien Cookies.

What is your favorite activity while high? 

I love to smoke and cook.

What Cannabis product/experience do you want to try next?

I’d love to try making my own edibles.

What is the biggest benefit to cannabis in your opinion? 

First and foremost its medicinal uses. Secondly a healthier alternative to consuming alcohol.

John-Owens

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What is your favorite part of working at the Novel Tree? 

The pleasantly professional work environment.

What was the most surprising thing you discovered about being in the “weed industry”? 

The ratio of first-time guests to experienced guests. Every day brings new first-time smokers.

What is your favorite cannabis product? 

Laughing Buddha.

What is your favorite activity while high? 

Sketching abstract/gothic art.

What Cannabis product/experience do you want to try next?

Dabbing.

What is the biggest benefit to cannabis in your opinion? 

Jubilant relaxation.

Daniel

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What is your favorite part of working at the Novel Tree? 

I really enjoy working with people who are so passionate about what they do.

What was the most surprising thing you discovered about being in the “weed industry”? 

It’s not a bunch of stoned kids hanging out, there’s a level of professionalism that I would closely compare to a high-end store.

What is your favorite cannabis product? 

I really like the Fairwinds ratio tincture, it’s helped with my sleep a ton.

What is your favorite activity while high? 

I always like to relax but going hiking is always fun too.

What Cannabis product/experience do you want to try next?

I’m very excited to tour a farm.

What is the biggest benefit to cannabis in your opinion? 

I think there’s a ton of merit to recreational, but the potential for pain relief and sleep aids is enormous.

Virnika

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What is your favorite part of working at the Novel Tree? 

The friendly customers that walk in every day are even friendlier when they leave :)

What was the most surprising thing you discovered about being in the “weed industry”? 

What honestly surprised me is the amount of people who consume and how much of a difference it can make in people’s lives in the most positive way.

What is your favorite cannabis product? 

My coworkers raved about our Laughing Buddha product so I had to try it. I loved everything about it. I loved how it made me feel and how creative my mind got when I consumed it.

What is your favorite activity while high? 

My favorite activity would be have to be editing photos. As a photographer, I noticed when I am high I am more tuned into detail and my artistry. Cannabis opens up my creative side more than ever.

What Cannabis product/experience do you want to try next?

I really want to try a full blown vaporizer. I’ve heard it’s crystal-clear high.

What is the biggest benefit to cannabis in your opinion? 

The biggest benefit in my opinion would be that cannabis can help so many health factors naturally and not chemically. Also it can be used for your pleasure as well.

Amber

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What is your favorite part of working at the Novel Tree? 

The education in cannabis. I’ve learned so much from The Novel Tree and have continued to learn from my knowledgeable and supportive coworkers.

What was the most surprising thing you discovered about being in the “weed industry”? 

How many different ways there are to get high. There is so much more than just flower; there’s lotions, tinctures, vapes, edibles and capsules. The new devices are so amazing as well, I remember when the magic flight box came out and how cool it was, and still is. I love learning about all the new products.

What is your favorite cannabis product? 

My dab rig and the Brights waxes by Leafwerx.

What is your favorite activity while high? 

Playing video games and Dungeons and Dragons with my friends.

What Cannabis product/experience do you want to try next?

I really want to get a Puffco Peak electric dag rig. It has a better temperature control so you have a perfect hit every time.

What is the biggest benefit to cannabis in your opinion? 

The health benefits, specifically pain management. I have seen firsthand through my immediate family how beneficial cannabis can be. My loved ones now have a safe and healthy way to manage chronic pain. Cannabis gave them back their quality of life.

Paul

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What is your favorite part of working at the Novel Tree? 

The work environment. It’s great to work with people that care and are passionate about cannabis.

What was the most surprising thing you discovered about being in the “weed industry”? 

The variety of cannabis products that are out there, to meet anyone’s needs.

What is your favorite cannabis product? 

Sativa strains, concentrates, infused pre-rolls, vape cartridges, edibles, CBD tinctures; I enjoy them all!

What is your favorite activity while high? 

Exercising, yoga, riding my mountain bike, rock climbing and listening to music.

What Cannabis product/experience do you want to try next?

I would like to try more solventless products like hash rosin. I would also like to experience cannabis in an Amsterdam cafe one day.

What is the biggest benefit to cannabis in your opinion? 

Its therapeutic effect.

Christina

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What is your favorite part of working at the Novel Tree? 

My co-workers!

What was the most surprising thing you discovered about being in the “weed industry”? 

All the different types of weed/strains. There are so many!

What is your favorite cannabis product? 

Velvet Swing.

What is your favorite activity while high? 

Listening to music or watching a movie.

What Cannabis product/experience do you want to try next?

Dabbing concentrates.

What is the biggest benefit to cannabis in your opinion? 

For me personally, just the ability to help me truly relax.

Chynna

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What is your favorite part of working at the Novel Tree? 

My favorite part about working at The Novel Tree is the great staff, great guests and great cannabis.

What was the most surprising thing you discovered about being in the “weed industry”? 

The most surprising thing I’ve discovered about being in the weed industry would be learning about terpenes, which help figure out which products help with anxiety.

What is your favorite cannabis product? 

Sugar biscuit preroll by Cloud 9 Farms.

What is your favorite activity while high? 

Eating or sleeping would be my favorite activity while high!

What Cannabis product/experience do you want to try next?

I’d like to try Snoop’s Dream by Cascadia Gardens

What is the biggest benefit to cannabis in your opinion? 

Cannabis helps to treat many issues like anxiety, stress, depression, etc.

Sam

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What is your favorite part of working at the Novel Tree? 

I love how The Novel Tree is setting a standard. The atmosphere here is welcome to all and unlike any other shop I’ve been to.

What was the most surprising thing you discovered about being in the “weed industry”? 

The amount of products already out is surprising, and how welcoming the community is to The Novel Tree is awesome.

What is your favorite cannabis product? 

That’s hard question, I love our flower selection so far. I’ve also been loving our vegan edible selection and cartridges. I’ll get back to you!

What is your favorite activity while high? 

Playing music or hanging out with my wife, she gets me.

What Cannabis product/experience do you want to try next?

I would love to visit a cannabis farm. I also want to smoke a cigar made of cannabis one day in celebration of federal legalization. That would be awesome!

What is the biggest benefit to cannabis in your opinion? 

It’s good for the body and soul.