(Editor’s note: This originally aired in February 2022. Allen Schauffler says it’s one his favorite stories at Central Oregon Daily News and we’re re-publishing it to celebrate his retirement.)
Yes, he’s a farmer now, a marijuana farmer in Southern Oregon.
But Jim Belushi hasn’t exactly cut all ties with show business.
He stars in his Discovery-Plus reality show, “Growing Belushi.”
It features plotlines based on growing and marketing cannabis products around the Northwest and beyond, with plenty of skit-comedy shenanigans thrown in.
Belushi and his cousin Chris, his managing partner on the farm (and co-star) talked with us about the challenges and the fun of mixing show-business and weed-business in Eagle Point, Oregon.