Bands play at Willow Farm Crossing, in an undated photograph.(Photo: Courtesy of Heady Vermont)
Marijuana Legalization Day on Sunday in Vermont is set to arrive with what might be a record-breaking heatwave.
But the party must go on.
“People go to Burning Man, and besides there’ll be ice cream,” Kathy Blume said.
Blume is the production and events manager for Heady Vermont, the advocacy group hosting a legalization event in Johnson. She invoked the annual alt-art festival Burning Man because attracts a crowd regardless of the 90-degree weather in which tends to take place. The temperature on Sunday in western Vermont could reach the mid-90s, according to the heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service in Burlington.
An outdoor event at Willow Farm in Johnson, Vermont, showed in an undated photograph. (Photo: Courtesy of Heady Vermont)
Heady Vermont, Blume said, was working to ensure the outdoor celebration at Willow Crossing Farm will move forward with safety in mind in spite of high temperatures and humidity.
“This is a wonderful opportunity to create a model for how we come together around the cannabis plant and do it in