A poster board planted at the entrance of Earthly Delights Farm in late June advertised "Weed Dating," with a heart-stamped arrow guiding visitors to a sign-in table, where they were each assigned a number and invited to sample beer provided by a local brewer.The farm is among a handful across the country offering an unconventional form of speed dating.Typically, speed daters meet at a bar or restaurant and switch conversational partners every few minutes, in hopes of finding someone compatible. Joe Peraino, 27, met his previous girlfriend while weed dating at the Boise farm last year.With weed dating, this rapid-fire courtship takes place on the farm, with singles working together in the fields. They were together for nine months and found that few others couples could top their account of how they met, said Peraino, who has since relocated to South Carolina.Downdraft Brewing will host a speed dating event beginning at 6 p.m.Drink specials and food will be available for everyone.
BOISE, Idaho — For one night a year, a neighborhood farm in northwest Boise turns into a respite for singles who are tired of the same old dating scene.
"Obviously, there are some matches that probably are not appropriate, age-wise, and that's OK," she said.
"We're all adults, so just have a good time." Here's how it works: Each of the ladies will be assigned to a specific row, with more instructions to follow after "we get you into the beds," O'Leary said, prompting nervous snickers that erupted into laughter as the tension eased.
It’s Just Lunch offers clients a chance to get acquainted over lunch.
The firm does all the work, making reservations, clearing the matches with customers.