Farrar is a serial entrepreneur who began his career as part of the original team at Software.com, taking the company public in 1999. Shortly thereafter, he served on the board of Seacology and was part of the founding team at Sonos, where he was involved with product design, development, sales, and customer support. After Sonos, Farrar served as a board member for Heal the Ocean, was a founder and partner of ebook publishers iStoryTime Inc. and zuuka, and founded a Santa Barbara luxury rental company. He ventured into the regulated cannabis industry by founding Elite Garden Wholesale, an agriculture technology company focused on developing products for the hydroponics industry. Farrar currently sits on the Board of Directors of The Santa Barbara Bowl Foundation. He is the Founder-CEO of Glasshouse Farms, which is one of the largest licensed greenhouse cannabis cultivators in the world as well as one of the best-known cannabis brands. Graham and his team are developing cultivation methods, products, brands, and distribution channels that will make SoCal Hemp Co. one of the most competitive players in the hemp and cannabinoid space.
Scott Slater is a Member of the Board of Managers for SoCal Hemp JV and also the President and CEO of Cadiz Inc. Scott has led Cadiz since 2009 in the design, development and permitting of its sustainable natural resource management, including the permitting and approval of the Cadiz Water Project. Mr. Slater is an experienced litigator and negotiator with more than 35 years of experience in handling some of the State’s most high profile water matters. He is a shareholder in Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, the nation’s leading water law practice and a member of the firm’s Executive Committee. He is the author of California Water Law and Policy, the State’s essential treatise on Water Law and has taught and lectured on the subject in the United States, Western Europe, Australia, and China. Mr. Slater serves on the Board of Directors for Limoneira Company, a California-based, publicly-traded agribusiness (“LMNR”). He lives in Montecito with his two children.