5/3 Canna Mamas: Panel & Social

By |Published On: March 19th, 2018|3.7 min read|

Date: Thurs, May 3
Time: 7-10pm
Place: A woman-friendly space – registrants will be sent address
Early bird: $20 before April 29
General Admin: $25 after April 29
Bring a friend and save $



Join us for the Tokeativity Canna Mamas Night – Mother’s Day Special for discussions about cannabis & motherhood and then enjoy self care stations where conversations can continue and friendships can be made.



Sam Milam is a freelance writer, mother of two, and activist. She’s spent the past 7 years advocating for children and supporting and coaching parents on their journey to a more connected and emotionally healthy relationship with their kids. The way we communicate with our children has a huge impact on their self-worth, their identity, and their inner voice, so researching and implementing healthy communication tools is possibly one of the most important aspects of parenting

Tacarra Shaw is a 30 something mother of 3 born & raised here in Portland. This lady has thirst for peace, equality and a passion for the people. She was awarded a Thousand Cranes peacemaker award from the city of Portland. She also has been a mentor and foster parent here in Portland since 2005. Today Tacarra works as a comminity advocate and is leading her own path for city hall to change it’s diversity policy. She is also an advocate for diversity within the cannabis community. This canna mama is all about diversity and parenting

Amy Zimmerman is the host of Mothercraft; a creative outlet for family friendly crafts laced with a little THC. Amy has spent her professional life as a cook and event planner and has seamlessly introduced cannabis culture into her personalized event experiences. As the mother of a four year old, she is a strong advocate of normalization of cannabis use. Amy has consulted several fellow moms on discussing use with children and family members. Some mommies may need a glass of wine, this one needs a joint too. Check out full episodes of Mothercraft on YouTube, follow her @amymothercraft on Instagram got Mothercraft minutes, and subscribe to her blog and event info at amymothercraft.com!​

Samantha Montanaro is the co-creator of Tokeativity as well as a chicken lovin’ multi-media artist, event coordinator, gardener, musician, mother and wife who is passionate about community and feminine empowerment. Samantha serves as Chair of the Board of a local non-profit aimed at revitalizing the business district of Parkrose as is the representative on the board of Venture Portland. Her passion for helping create a greater sense of community and positivity in Portland and beyond seeps into everything she touches. Samantha will talk about her pregnancy losses and how discussing one of the most sensitive topics can be a bridge for personal growth.


Flow of Evening:

7:00pm – Arrival & mingle

7:30pm – Panel of Canna Mamas + Q&A

8:30pm – Stations & Creations

10pm – End


Enjoy stations like:

Müru CBD Cocktails

Stonebear Massage

Crafts with Mothercraft!!!

Botanical Labs

Fairy Hair with Aleta

Cannabis Bake Shop

Snacks – email potluck@tokeativity.com to bring a dish in exchange for your ticket!


***more stations to be announced!

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It comes as no surprise that the stigma of cannabis is most prevalent when it comes to mothers and children. The lack of research combined with decades of misleading propaganda has put moms in the most difficult position of deciding if cannabis is safe for them and their families. Mothers are uncertain as to whether cannabis use is OK during pregnancy and breastfeeding and we often feel shame or hide our use. We say NO MORE SHAME! Let’s open up conversations to break down the stigmas!

Tokeativity Canna Mamas aims to open up deep conversation and connection between women interested in cannabis and parenthood. It is time to get together to connect, learn and create a community of Canna Mamas who can learn, discuss and support one another to set some standards for how cannabis can be used as a parent. All women are welcome who are interested in this conversation – you do not need to be a mother to attend! RESERVE YOUR SPOT NOW!

No door sales will be available. All women must be 21+ and registered online prior to coming. Please make sure to register all members of your party online ahead of time. We support safe transportation and consumption of all substances.

About the Author: Lisa Snyder


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