Swami Chaitanya and Nikki LastretoSpeaker Panel

Swami Chaitanya and Nikki Lastreto

Nikki Lastreto and Swami Chaitanya are the founders of Swami Select brand cannabis and www.SwamiSelect.com. They cultivate premium sungrown cannabis, using organic and biological methods, compost teas and soil from their ranch in Mendocino County. They are founding members of the Mendocino Cannabis Policy Council and the Mendocino Cannabis Industry Association. As Judges for The Emerald Cup flowers division since it started 14 years ago, they have sampled thousands of strains and enjoy sharing knowledge about being Cannabis Connoisseurs.


Brooke Sinclair, CEO of Bloomfield

In 2008, Brooke Sinclair founded the Sierra Bloom Collective. The Sierra Foothills farm location provides the ideal local micro-climate for their sun grown, high quality, organic cannabis farms. Brooke was a lead cultivator for several years before launching the Bloomfield brand, specializing in high performance products with a discreet design, catering to the medical patient that values a more discrete and classy way to consume their medicine. Ms. Sinclair is inspired by Dennis’ passion and persistence in service of the healing power of the plant. Her passion lies in shaping local cannabis policy and protecting the cottage farmer. She is actively engaged in both the California Growers Association and the Nevada County Cannabis Alliance.