Pioneering the community-oriented cannabis movement.
We’re on a mission to create safe access to legal cannabis while empowering the communities we call home.
$1.2M DONATED BACK TO COMMUNITIES
Each Embarc location gives 1% of gross revenue to our local Community Advisory Board which directs how to allocate the funds back into the community.
4,291 VOLUNTEER HOURS
We believe in dedicating time, not just money, to benefit our local communities. Employees receive paid time to complete 40 hours fo volunteer work per year.
100% LOCAL HIRE
Our local hiring commitment boosts the community's economy and ensures each Embarc location connects with and addresses the community's needs through tailored, resonant solutions and services.
LOCAL OWNERSHIP
Our local ownership and hiring model puts community first. Our approach ensures we are always meeting the community’s needs and integrating thoughtfully in each location.
INCLUSION-DRIVEN PURCHASING
Our expert buyers handpick products tailored to each community, prioritizing diversity in the cannabis ecosystem by featuring BIPOC, female, social equity, LGBTQIA+, and local small brands, amplifying their voices to consumers.
94% EMPLOYEE RETENTION
Our platform has created over 300 jobs in local communities and throughout the state. We’re proud to have one of the highest employee retention rates in the industry.
1% OF ALL SALES ARE DONATED BACK TO EACH COMMUNITY
Our Community Investment Fund is overseen and directed by our Community Advisory Board representing trusted leaders in the community to support the ensure the needs of the community are prioritized. This is true at every Embarc location.
Ron Turner
former police chief
fairfield, ca
Ralph
ALAMEDA, CA
Amara
FRESNO, CA
Kim
martinez, ca
Spencer
FAIRFIELD, CA
LARGER ORGANIZATIONS WE’VE SUPPORTED FINANCIALLY
CREATING A WORKPLACE THAT ALIGNS WITH OUR EMPLOYEE’S VALUES.
We live our values through action, providing wages that are among thehighest in the industry and a plethora of benefits, as well as a demonstrated track record ofmeaningful inclusion, education, training, and matriculation programs, among others. Thesevalues are indicative of who Embarc is, and we have a proven track record in every communitywhere Embarc operates
LIVING WAGES
ROBUST BENEFITS PACKAGE
PRIORITIZING NEIHBORHOOD HIRING
INCLUSION-DRIVEN RECRUITMENT
IMMERSIVE EMPLOYEE TRAINING
LOCAL WORKFORCE PARTNERSHIPS
LOCAL WORKFORCE PARTNERSHIPS
EMPLOYEE STOCK OPTION PROGRAM
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
CAREER ADVANCEMENT OPPORTUNITIES
LABOR PEACE AGREEMENTS
COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT WITH UFCW
“We are grateful for Embarc’s commitment to supporting the students of Lake Tahoe Community College through scholarships and workforce development opportunities. These make a tangible impact in the lives of students.”
Walter MorrisPh.D., Board Member, Lake Tahoe
Community College Foundation
“We are grateful for Embarc’s commitment to supporting the students of Lake Tahoe Community College through scholarships and workforce development opportunities. These make a tangible impact in the lives of students.”
Walter MorrisPh.D., Board Member, Lake Tahoe
Community College Foundation
“We are grateful for Embarc’s commitment to supporting the students of Lake Tahoe Community College through scholarships and workforce development opportunities. These make a tangible impact in the lives of students.”
Walter MorrisPh.D., Board Member, Lake Tahoe
Community College Foundation
“We are grateful for Embarc’s commitment to supporting the students of Lake Tahoe Community College through scholarships and workforce development opportunities. These make a tangible impact in the lives of students.”
Walter MorrisPh.D., Board Member, Lake Tahoe
Community College Foundation
DONATING TIME, NOT JUST MONEY
We provide our team paid time off to volunteer in their local community. We believe this fosters a strong sense of connection, empathy, and social responsibility, contributing to a more compassionate and supportive environment.
DRIVNG VALUE FOR THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Embarc locations have seen increased property values in the surrounding area as a result of enhanced security and beautification efforts.The extreme importance placed on each location’s security and safety, results in a positive impact on the safety and wellbeing of our neighbors.
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PROVIDING OUR
NEIGHBORS
ACCESS TO
MEDICINE
THEY NEED
Embarc is committed to providing communities safe access to legal cannabis. Our welcome, approachable retail experience and knowledgable team have assisted thousands of patients looking for consistent, safe and reliable medicine.
Embarc’s Compassionate Use Program is a donation program for patients in need that distributes cannabis products quarterly to registered participants. Our goal is to provide free and affordable cannabis products to help critically ill patients in the communities we serve.
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