SLV Hemp Symposium

2nd Annual SLV Hemp Symposium Returns to Adams State University

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Loveland, CO — (ReleaseWire) — 11/08/2017 –Education is Power! Come network and learn from like-minded individuals in the hemp industry. As the hemp industry further demonstrates its potential to create new job markets, revolutionize our economy, and prove to be both nutritionally and environmentally beneficial, Colorado universities are realizing the need to incorporate hemp into higher education. The Second Annual San Luis Valley (SLV) Hemp Symposium will take place on Friday, November 10, on the…

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2nd Annual Hemp Symposium Brings Hemp Education, Economics, and Environmental Information to the San Luis Valley

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Education is Power! Come network and learn from like-minded individuals in the hemp industry. As the hemp industry further demonstrates its potential to create new job markets, revolutionize our economy, and prove to be both medically and environmentally beneficial, Colorado universities are realizing the need to incorporate hemp into higher education. The Second Annual San Luis Valley (SLV) Hemp Symposium will take place on Friday, November 10, on the Adams State University (ASU) campus in…

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4th Annual Hemp Harvest Party!

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After 4 years the US hemp industry is finally starting to lose its baby-fat… Look how many more farmers and how many more acres of hemp were grown in Colorado and across the U.S. in just a single year! At the 4th Annual Hemp Harvest Party, on Saturday, October 14th you can experience the living U.S. hemp movement in action, presented by Lilu’s Garden. Join industry leaders CoHempCo and Colorado Hemp Project as they host at the Oak Room at Oskar Blues…

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Hemp Can Help Heal Hawaii’s Agricultural Past

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On June 10th hemp enthusiasts from around the world will descend on Hilo, Hawaii to discuss innovations in the hemp industry and its exciting future on the islands. The Hawaii Hemp Conference will host a mini expo and marketplace and a Let’s Talk Hemp speaker series. One focus of the conference will be the history of agriculture on the Hawaiian islands and how modern hemp farming can help repair the damage done by centuries of…

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Colorado Hemp Works

Growers and Natural Food Companies Seek Local Hemp Seed

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Matt Birkholz, President of Colorado Hemp Works discusses how the Hemp Bill in Colorado has evolved the need for seed processing in the U.S.

Industrial Hemp seeds have a competitive nutritional value: second only to soy in protein, a better source of Omegas than fish oil, are dairy free, gluten free, vegan, non-GMO, and do not carry any allergens such as nut or tree-nut allergens.

“As the stigma begins to wear down that somehow people are going to get high by eating hemp seed,” said Matt Birkholz, president of Colorado Hemp Works, “you might start to discover that the hemp seed is a great alternative.”

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hemp seeds

Hemp Nutrition and Wellness at Third Annual NoCo Hemp Expo

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Many have taken a liking to the nutty, protein and omega packed hemp seed over the years. High in essential amino acids, omegas 3, 6, and 9, and other vitamins including Zinc, Iron, and Magnesium, this long-outlawed “cash crop” is also a natural anti-inflammatory, making hemp a superfood/health supplement that is taking the nutritional market by storm in 2016.

“According to GrubHub Inc., an online and mobile food ordering company, demand for trending health foods such as chia seeds and quinoa increased more than 100% in the last year. Hemp grew 110% with women in the past year which overcame demand for chia seeds in the GrubHub study.”

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