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Employee Spotlight | Meet Crystal Meri

August 4, 2022


What’s your favorite kind of food?

I love seafood. I am not too picky when it comes to food. I like a wide variety 🙂

What was your first job?

I worked at a restaurant in Lucerne, CA bussing tables at the age of 15 and I also had a second job cleaning the rooms at World Mart in Nice. During that summer I had to sometimes walk from Nice to Lucerne and it taught me to be very independent and responsible at a young age. 🏨

What’s your favorite book? Movie?

Not much of a reader. My favorite movie is White Chicks. This movie always makes me laugh no matter what life throws at me. 😂

What’s on your bucket list?

Hawaii, seeing beautiful blue water and white sand. Also going somewhere to see fireflies. I want to sit by a campfire and watch the fireflies. 🏖

Red or black licorice?


A typical weekend for me is…

I have three amazing children and I love doing whatever they want to do. They have all been involved in sports since they were about three years old. My oldest son is now in the Navy and his job is working on large motors on ships. My oldest daughter is heading off to college in August to study in the dental field and play softball. My youngest daughter is going into high school after this summer and I’m excited to watch her excel in sports for the next four years. Now that my children are older we do a lot of talking, driving around, swimming, camping, and enjoying every moment together. In my spare time, I love to do woodwork. 🔨 🪛 🪚

If you could meet anyone, dead or alive, who would it be and why?

I would love to meet Eminem, the American rapper. Some of his songs I can relate to. He went through a lot of struggles growing up. He never gave up on his passion for music. No matter what it took for him to get where he wanted he never gave up. 🎤

How do you relax after a hard day’s work?

When the weather is nice I spend a lot of time in my yard. I love planting flowers and having a veggie garden. I love coming home and sitting on my front porch watching and listening to the birds and watering. I like to have some time to myself when I first get off work. I love to cook so I spend a lot of time in the kitchen in the evenings. I spend time in the evenings with my ducks and geese. They are very therapeutic to watch and listen to. 👩‍🌾 🦆

What is one thing people don’t know about you?

One day I want to own a farm again. My father and I had 107 pigs at one time and I would love to do this again one day. I used to bottle feed the baby pigs when they were runts or the mother would not take care of them.

What are you looking forward to in the coming months?

To do the best I can with and for this company. I am looking forward to this company growing in the coming years and being a part of it.

What’s your preferred type of cannabis product?

Edibles. They really help me relax and sleep. I like a lot of different types.

What’s your favorite strain?

As for the smell and look of flower, I would have to say LSD 🙂 Lemon Sour Diesel.

Where do you see the cannabis industry in the next 5 years? 10 years?

I see it taking off and excelling with a booming outcome. Cannabis has come a really long way in the laws and it’s nice to see that people can finally enjoy it and themselves.

Describe your typical day at fumé.

Some days it can be really busy depending on how many deliveries I have to set up. I set up deliveries and Google map deliveries, Google Maps is my life saver :). I input incoming orders into a Google Sheet form to keep track of data, such as cost, addresses, contact phone numbers, and product going out. I send out emails to set up delivery times and dates. In our office, we have a great team and we help each other out when needed. 📍 🚚

What’s your favorite thing about working at fumé?

I love the people I work with and how well we all work together. I love seeing all the different things that are coming up for the company and I am glad I get to be a part of this growing company. 📈 🥹

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