Saturday, April 9, 2016

Sisters of the Valley Push For Pot Higher Power

These Cannabis Growing Nuns Answer To A Higher Power
Photographers capture the mind-altering heroines known as the Sisters of the Valley.

Huffington Post
Priscilla Frank
04/06/2016

The sisters are driven by a desire to relieve. “We disagree with the concept that suffering is normal and a part of life,” Sister Kate explained in an interview with The Daily Beast. “We think that’s bullshit. Suffering isn’t a part of life; they’re making it so when they criminalize plant-based remedies.”
When photographers Shaughn Crawford and John DuBois heard about two feminist nuns growing cannabis, they knew they wanted to get it on camera. The photographers tracked down Sister Kate and Sister Darcy, who graciously invited them to their central California “abbey” to watch the magic in action.

Before we say anything else, Sister Kate and Sister Darcy are self-ordained nuns who created their own order. So, although they wear white robes and call themselves highly spiritual, they are not Catholic, nor are they abstinent or subordinate to any priest.
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