Deepen Your Roots

Do you grow your own cannabis? Would you like to learn how?

Join us at The NCF Grow School for a full day of seminars and panels featuring professional cultivators, cultivation center operators, home growers, nutrient experts and more. Schedule coming soon!

All sessions in the Grow School will have ASL interpretation.

2018 Grow School Schedule


THC vs. Terpenes & Your Cannabinoid Profile: How to Evaluate the Quality of Cannabis

Andy Cohen from Grassroots Cultivation Center, Maryland



Creative Canopy Control

Kathryn Rust, Commercial and Home Grow Expert

From topping, mainlining, and scrogging, to whipping, schwazzing, and thigmomorphogensis, it can be a bit overwhelming for any grower to decide where to start with the variety of canopy control techniques available out there. During this class we’ll review some old techniques, expose you to some new ones, and most importantly give you the tools to feel confident about when, what, where, and how you may use them. No matter your genetics, goals, or conditions of your grow, learn some effective and creative approaches to maximizing your canopy’s full potential



Cloning with Clonex

Learn how to "Clone like a Pro" from the leaders in plant propagation.



Commercial Cultivation vs. Home Cultivation

Matt from Alternative Solutions Cultivation Center, D.C.



Know Your Grow: Cannabis Testing with Steep Hill

When you grow, you measure all the inputs: nutrient types and amounts, the intensity and timing of the lights, the speed and direction of the airflow, and the water down to the last drop! It's time to take potency just as seriously so you can "Know Your Grow". Join the DC branch of Steep Hill, the global leader in cannabis testing, for an interactive talk about the latest cannabis testing methods with a focus on potency testing for your next crop.



Cloning with Clonex

Learn how to "Clone like a Pro" from the leaders in plant propagation.



Home Growing 101 with Capsterdam

In D.C. you can grow your own! Join the Capsterdam Team for "Grow 101," an introduction that will focus on the basics of growing cannabis hydroponically. It will include identifying different ways to grow, identifying and how to use different grow medias, identifying pesticides, and more.