GAIACA’s Co-founder and COO, Garrett Rodewald will be on a panel of experts next week for the Monterey Incubator’sCanna-Day” series–created for the emerging cannabis industry and related technologies and interests. This event is open to the public and we encourage you to attend to learn more about the cannabis regulatory environment. 

The topic of this month’s “Canna-Day” event is “Challenges within the regulatory environment in a new, budding industry.”

The panel will be as follows:


Megumi Reagan, Policy Analyst & Cannabis Consultant

Panel Members

Jesse Melendrez
Managing Owner, Faith and Family Farms
Speaking topic: Small cannabis farming in Central California
Contact Faith and Family Farms

Kurt Overmeyer
Economic Development Manager, City of Seaside
Speaking topic: Navigating the regulatory framework and creating local ordinances
Community Economic Development, City of Seaside Website

Garrett Rodewald
Co-Founder & COO of GAIACA Waste Revitalization
Speaking topic: Navigating an emerging regulatory framework as an ancillary service provider
GAIACA Website

Representative from the County of Monterey


Join us as we discuss the climate of the regulatory environment and the hurdles and learning moments associated with working within this budding industry. We’re excited to be featured on this panel of cannabis industry trailblazers. You can RSVP for this event here. Please don’t hesitate to introduce yourself to us at the event!