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Kumara Farms is on a mission to help people rediscover the health, wellness and medical benefits of medicinal plants ancient civilizations have employed for centuries.
Whether it’s cannabis, marigold, or the psychedelic brew Ayahuasca made from the Banisteriopsis caapi and Psychotria viridis plants, Kumara Farms is committed to ensuring it gives back to the communities it serves.
Kumara Farms is an innovative social impact company that brings botanical products traditionally used by ancient civilizations to the health, wellness, and medical markets. Social impact companies prioritize work that consciously, systemically, and sustainably serves a local or global community’s needs.
“Our decisions are not merely based on the financial return of our business,” said Andres Vazquez, president of Cann Farm, Kumara’s Peruvian subsidiary. “During our decision process, we consider whether we help any specific social issue, and that’s added value for our investors as well.”
One of the areas where Kumara has made a social impact is in its partnerships with patient associations, which put pressure on the government to legalize medical cannabis …