These Cannabis-Growing 'Nuns' Have Opened An Etsy Store: Here's The Backstory

The cannabis growing “nuns,” Sisters of the Valley, are back on ETSY (NASDAQ: ETSY).

After five years off the platform, being reunited feels so good, the Sisters joke. “When ETSY rudely shut down our store in March of 2016, we thought for sure we were going to go under,” says Sister Kate.

Nothing Personal

At first, it felt personal. After a fruitful 15-month relationship with the online retailer, which was driving more than $30.000 in monthly sales, being shut down overnight was a tough blow. However, the Sisters quickly learned that many other shopping platforms and credit card payment platforms around the world had also suddenly stopped serving the in March of 2016.

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Determined to move forward, the Sisters recruited university students to help them build a new online store. Sister Kate found a new credit card provider and they were back in business four days later.

In fact, the Sisters …

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