Michael Ray was born in San Francisco and raised in the Sierra Foothill Mountains on his family ranch known as Bloom Farms
. He is a cannabis advocate, lobbyist for social change, and entrepreneur with a passion for technology and design. As the founder and Executive Director of Bloom Farms, Michael oversees all day-to-day operations of the company as well as Bloom Farms’ 1-for-1 program: For every product purchased, Bloom Farms donates one meal to a food-insecure family in California. Bloom Farms has donated nearly 500,000 meals to food banks throughout California.