When we caught up with Mary Jean Dunsdon, aka Watermelon, life was getting back to normal for her after her annual BudBQ event that she hosts at her home every summer. You can see Watermelon, and many other talented cannabis entrepreneurs and activists at the International Cannabis Business Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, October ICBC: Thanks for sitting down with us! Being around all the people, old friends and new friends, sharing ideas and talking about cannabis. I started selling watermelon to adults, and I gave all children free slices. For 22 years I did that — and people tend to call you what you sell. The story goes even deeper, because then I was going to be a stand-up comic. My friend was an year-old Irish bootlegger and we went to Los Angeles to become movie stars.
Watermelon versus the world
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The subject who is truly loyal to the Chief Magistrate will neither advise nor submit to arbitrary measures. This article was published more than 10 years ago. Some information in it may no longer be current. Watermelon the Weed Diva, a curvaceous celebrity among nudists in Vancouver and stoners around the world, was arrested on Sept.
Times have certainly changed in the 22 years since Watermelon started working the sands of Wreck Beach. She's referring, of course, to the RCMP officer who famously dragged her off the beach back in September , amidst a crowd of furious regulars for allegedly selling ginger cookies with extra "snap. I'm standing there, hugging it out with my first arresting officer. And this cop's staring at me all misty-eyed -- it was such an awkward scenario. And I mentioned I owned this candy store, and his wife's like: 'Yeah, we should come back with the kids! In the years since she first began providing watermelon and other feel-good treats to the denizens of Wreck Beach, Watermelon real name: Mary Jean Dunsdon has come a long way herself, expanding her modest one-woman operation into something of a local empire -- including magazine covers , a storefront the aforementioned licorice parlour , and a YouTube cooking show.
By Anucyia Victor for MailOnline. One chef is giving a new meaning to pot roasts by creating a range of cannabis-infused dishes. With the help of her elderly mother, the year-old, who goes by the name Watermelon, uses weed to tempt taste buds with everything from marijuana-infused ice cream and burgers to margaritas. Scroll down for video. Chef Mary Jean Dunsdon, aka Watermelon, poses in her kitchen while cooking with marijuana. A meal of marijuana infused food: What seems to be bean thread noodles with tuna and marijuana seeds.