We sat down with Jeff Anderson, co-founder of The Evergreen Market to find out what lessons he’s learned on his cannabis journey.
With three retail stores in two years and plans to open more in the future, The Evergreen Market success is evident in the community. Since opening their doors in Renton in April 2015, TEM has been awarded Best Cannabis Shop for Best of Western Washington for 2016 & 2017, an honor that is voted by viewers of the show and residents of Washington State.
“My core is to create something so cool,
that it’s where people do really want to come
and work, and are comfortable.”
Jeff Anderson, one of the Founders of The Evergreen Market shares his lessons from the last three years in the industry.
To find out a little more about this adventure and their recipe for success, Jeff shared his hopes for the company, and what switching industries has taught him.
Interview with co-founder of The Evergreen Market, Jeff Anderson
Could you have ever imagined being here when you first started your journey?
“No. Well maybe it was a twinkle in the eye, like a hope or a dream that we could create a place that is where I would want to work if I was someone who could work for somebody else.
It’s kind of weird to say, but in my travels I’m a human being that is unable to work with others and that is what makes me unique and a little, or a lot, different. I just cant work for anybody else, but I have the perspective that I have worked for others in the past and really, my core is to create something so cool that it’s where people do really want to come, and work, and are comfortable. It just happens to be this huge blessing that we are in this cannabis space, where frankly I don’t know a ton about it so it is challenging for me too, on so many levels; the different people that work here, the age gaps, the fact that I’m not the most experienced cannabis user in the world, it’s so challenging and that’s what makes it fun for me.
But what makes it most rewarding for me is having a place that people want to work.”
What is the reason for you the success?
“What makes us different is the passion of the people. They are in the industry Continue Reading
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