River Txai Farms is a sun grown cannabis farm with a bird’s eye view over westside Redwood Valley, in Mendocino County, CA. Both Chiah Rodriques and Jamie Beatty are second generation cannabis farmers. Chiah and Jamie have been off grid homesteading their whole lives, and moved to their own farm in 2000 where they began a family and continued the legacy of growing great cannabis.
We put a lot of heart and love into our medicine and strive to provide consumers with high vibrational cannabis with a new twist on genetic diversity. We use beyond organic practices to grow our own propriety genetics. Jamie Beatty, our breeder has been perfecting and developing them for over 18 years.
The foundation to many of our strains are based on a kush strain that was gifted to us from local cannabis breeders in our neck of the woods. One of our first plants presented as kush in all ways except that it was 10 feet tall! We called that the burly kush and crossed that with a male from the same batch of seeds. Over many years of line breeding the plants got smaller and smaller, becoming more true to their kush heritage, retaining the giant resinous, aromatic and dense colas. Harvest times were early for this strain, making it desirable for our appellation. Jamie crossed that with a blue dream female, a sativa renowned for its early harvest times, potency, resin production and powdery mildew resistance. From this cross came the Blue Whale and True Berrymore, our highest THC strain. Both virtually immune to powdery mildew. We used select males from this cross in the majority of our strains here at River Txai Farms.
We are currently expanding our breeding program and are incorporating special genetics obtained locally for continued diversity and alchemical fun. River Txai focusses on breeding strains that are extremely resistant to powdery mildew and that work well in our region. We have begun incorporating land race strains from around the world and are developing new unique strains. We have also been incorporating high CBD strains to create ideal CBD:THC ratios to maximize the medicinal benefits.