Kyle Kushman is an internationally renowned marijuana cultivator whose collaborations have earned 13 Medical Cannabis Cups awards. This includes three US Cannabis Cups for Best Flowers. All awards were won using Kushman’s Vegamatrix which was awarded the coveted STASH Award by High Times Magazine in 2014 as the best new nutrient on the market. Kushman’s articles have been featured in High Times Magazine for over 20 years. He has taught courses in advanced horticulture at Oaksterdam University and across the country. As creator of Vegamatrix™, a new line of vegan and organic nutrients launched in 2014, Kyle continues to make advances in cultivating “simply the purest, cleanest medicine possible.” Additional projects include Kushman Veganics, Kushman Genetics and Kushman Brands where award winning flowers, genetics and various premier cannabis related items will be available on a national scale in the future.
Kyle Kushman is a 30 year veteran of Organic Cannabis Cultivation. After working the Q&A section of their new website for several years, Kyle was hired as a staff journalist and cultivation expert for High Times magazine. In 2004 Kyle left New York and his job at High Times to go back to cultivating and experimenting with organic growing. California provided a legal atmosphere to grow. He has studied and used almost every nutrient, gadget and piece of equipment on the market today. As an internationally renowned cultivator and Cannabis Cup winner, he continues to contribute as a freelancer on a regular basis to many national and international publications. Kyle started Karma Consulting in 2006; a consulting service for Proposition 215 medicinal cannabis gardens. In 2009 he began teaching advanced horticulture classes at Oaksterdam University in Oakland, California. Later that year, Kyle began cultivating with his own formulation of Veganics. He taught Earth- Friendly Cannaculture classes using organics and Veganics at both Oaksterdam University and Peace In Medicine in Sebastopol. A twelve page article about Kushman Veganics is featured in the Jan. 2011 issue of High Times; coincidentally it was High Times’ 420th issue ever! Since then, there have been numerous articles published nationally about Kyle and his innovative techniques including the LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Rolling Stone and the New York Times.
Kyle blogs regularly on KyleKushman.com where growers can discuss all aspects of cultivation. In addition, Kyle has been working on a book and DVD on the subject of earth-friendly Veganics. He has several other projects in the works and you can expect to see Kyle’s products and techniques all over the world. Kyle has dedicated his life to understanding cannabis cultivation and to help normalize its use. The innovator of compassion and compromise, Kyle’s free information and resources have helped countless numbers of marijuana growers, and the benefits have extended to millions of patients around the globe. In retrospect, society has leaped into a generation of sharing information at the speed of light. With a few clicks on an electronic device, we can transcend our thoughts and ideals to thousands upon thousands of people. Kyle can be found on KyleKushman.com, Vegamatrix.net, Facebook and Instagram.