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Organic gear in Amsterdam




I will be back in town in two weeks and eight hours. I can't wait to try some of the great shops that sell organic bud. Last year I tried some outstanding gear from Stix, Amnesia and Yo Yo. I know that Homegrown fantasy also sells organic bud. Are there any other shops that anyone knows of that are strictly organic.
T'Nes Cafe's weed is organic.
Most coffeshops sell at least one organic weed......look for next to the strain name on the menu.
I have been a little confused about the Bio vs Organic thing in Amsterdam. Thanks for clearing that up for me MarkI. Tnescafe is very High on my must visit list.
You are welcome Haful.
I am very fond of T'Nes Cafe....I'm sure you'll be well catered for.
maark,when are you off in nov?
Would I be right in thinking that "Bio" can also mean "grown in soil" as opposed to hydroponic? Remember that you only have their word for it, too, there isn't any equivalent of the food authorities (Soil Assoc. etc) for ganja that I know of.

The Rifman range of hashes at Dampkring/Tweede Kamer are grown without additives in an eco-friendly manner, and are very tasty. They have a flyer with details on in the shops.

I'm going Nov 21-26th if any of you fancy a meetup. I'm planning on a trip to Haarlem to stock up with goodies at Nol's on Tues 21st too - anyone? anyone?
To suggest that any weed with BIO written against it on a coffee shop menu is organic is wrong. As somebody else says it means grown on soil, generally.
soz tg,i am over 9-12.but i'll have one for you:o)
Guest, I hear what you are saying regarding the bio/organic statement......I have no doubt that some establishments grow weed in soil with chemical fertilisers and have it marked on the board as bio. However, the of coffeshop owners/bud tenders I have spoken to about this have said to me that when they put bio on their menu, it means grown in soil with non-chemical ferts.

budulike - I am in Ams 19,20 & 21 November......another time I'm sure.
Tall Guy - We won't be leaving the centre until around 5pm on the 21st and I'd be glad to share a beer and fat one with a fellow Yorkshireman.
Marijuana marked as "bio" in Dutch coffeeshops means that it was grown in dirt. "Bio" does not mean organic when it comes to marijuana in the Netherlands.

There are coffeeshops that do sell bio organic marijuana. But I doubt anywhere near a majority of the marijuana sold in coffeeshops is organic. I would say 10-20% of the marijuana sold in Amsterdam coffeeshops is organic.

The Cannabis College has been a great source of information on organic marijuana over the years.
Correct me if I'm wrong but I have found the best place to find good "organic" ( certification is only as trustworthy as the person sellin it) is Homegrown Fantasy. But really how can anyone know for sure if the herb is grown organically? You just dont
Budulike - Like Mark1 said, another time myluvver! Enjoy LA mate.

Mark - Nice one, I get there early, 9ish so anytime after that is good with me. Not sure what time my mates arrive, so may be solo or +2. Any thoughts where? I'll get in touch nearer the time, it'll be good to hear your recommendations when we get there. Get some research done for us!

I should have PM'ed this really, sorry folks.
I remember being told that La Tertulia carries some bio (maybe even organic) strains, but I think many other coffeeshops do as well. Ask around & look at the menus & let us know what you find out.
Most every coffeeshop in the Netherlands sells bio marijuana whether it's listed as bio on the menu.

Many coffeeshops mentioned on this site do have at least one organic type of marijuana for sale, some have several. A few sell mostly organic. But the large majority of coffeeshops in the Netherlands sell very little organic marijuana.

There is no way to know for sure if the marijuana sold in Dutch coffeeshops is organic when listed as organic. Even if you trust the budtender, most marijuana is not grown by the coffeeshops but by independent growers who are not monitored to follow any type of organic certification.
I sure agree with this.

"There is no way to know for sure if the marijuana sold in Dutch coffeeshops is organic when listed as organic. Even if you trust the budtender, most marijuana is not grown by the coffeeshops but by independent growers who are not monitored to follow any type of organic certification."

The Greenhouses had their menu split ibetween bio and hydro or at least they did a year ago. De Dampkring and the Rokeriijs a year ago had designated bio and hydro strains. You couldn't tell the difference between the two at least not by looking or smoking. Almost all the stuff I had whether bio or hydro cooked my throat. Thank god for the places that had vaps since my lungs and throat were getting killed.

Its pretty easy to check to see if your bud is organic or at least is well cured which can be easier when it is organic.

Detach a piece of bud like this http://img243.imageshack.us/img243/2899/flkoft0.jpg

Break it up and load some in a bowl. Wave the flame over the bowl and inhale. http://img249.imageshack.us/img249/2277/fretyxq7.jpg

If you can barely wave the flame a millisecond over the bowl and the bud ends up looking like this, then you have some well cured smoke. IF its organic, the taste will be as good as the ash is white. http://img249.imageshack.us/img249/4072/fppoygih2.jpg
Isn't organic on the menu in Amsterdam just a marketing ploy? Most of the people in coffeeshops not from North America are smoking tobacco with their cannabis anyway. Hydroponic grown weed puts on a lot more weight faster than with dirt grown so REAL bioweed should cost at least 30% more than hydro weed which it doesnt. Oftentimes the best chance you have of getting real bioweed is to buy some of the cheap usually awful outdoor weed.

I used to think that people who thought organic weed was just a bunch of malarky. Then I finally had some real organic smoke. It changed my mind forever. Its just not the taste. Its the fact you can perfectly cure it so easily and then get the max out of it. Ever since I smoke O, I don't even use my vaporizer any more. The smoke is so cool and sweet that I barely even feel it going down.

First you see the organic Honey Haze http://img170.imageshack.us/img170/2572/gdcure1um7.jpg

Then you see the fine ash residue http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/3870/organixzfc7.jpg
I used to think that people who thought organic weed was just a bunch of malarky. Then I finally had some real organic smoke. It changed my mind forever. Its just not the taste. Its the fact you can perfectly cure it so easily and then get the max out of it. Ever since I smoke O, I don't even use my vaporizer any more. The smoke is so cool and sweet that I barely even feel it going down.

First you see the organic Honey Haze http://img170.imageshack.us/img170/2572/gdcure1um7.jpg

Then you see the fine ash residue http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/3870/organixzfc7.jpg

you're an idiot.
just what conclusions can you draw fromm the ashes, einstein?
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