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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Hemp Conference Coming to Adams State University in Alamosa, CO

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350Bringing hemp education, economics, and environmental information to the San Luis Valley. Release Wire Loveland, CO –On November 5th, Adams State University will host the inaugural SLV Hemp Symposium. The event will take place on campus in the Student Union Building. Adams State University is located in Alamosa, Colorado, in the San Luis Valley. The interest for growing and processing industrial and nutritional hemp has increased significantly over the last 3 years since the crop…

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Hemp Harvest Party

Hemp Harvest Party: A Celebration of the Season

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By: Thomas Ivory –  Colorado’s third harvest of regulated outdoor industrial hemp is soon complete, just like the dwindling hot days of summer. The cool autumn nights ask for much work still to be done, but time for celebrating the bounty of hard work and dedication is also appreciated. We are lucky in Colorado to have grown as a community and industry in so many prosperous and innovative ways over the past few years. Our…

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Road to NoCo Hemp Expo

Road to NoCo Starts Now

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By Morris Beegle Photo credit: Margaret MacKenzie Howdy folks, welcome to my first blog in a very long time. We’re putting the final touches on launching registration for the 4th annual NoCo Hemp Expo and I thought it would be a good time to reflect back on what has transpired since the beginning of April.  For those of you that attended NoCo3, you know it was pretty epic, and some might say Pure-Hemp-Epicness! One thing…

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Hemp Festivals in 2016: More Than A Movement

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Loveland based promotions company brings together art, education, and community through local events focusing on industrial hemp and sustainability. media credit: Ben Wright Colorado Hemp Company is coming off of an extremely successful 2016 NoCo Hemp Expo that brought together thousands of national and international participants with more than 130 exhibitors, 70 industry speakers and panelists, and over 3200 visitors who attended the annual event at The Ranch Events Complex in Loveland, CO. The expo…

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Hemp Cars

Driving Hemp into the Future: BMW Goes Biodegradable

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Lighter-weight, fuel-efficient vehicles with hemp are right down the road.

Why use hemp to make automobiles?

For a number of reasons. Hemp is lighter than steel or fiberglass, resists dents and is not brittle like carbon fiber, and it is biodegradable. Most importantly, hemp is carbon negative, says Bruce Dietzen of Renew Sports Cars.

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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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Recharge Your Wardrobe This Spring with Hemp: Sustainable Fashion and Textiles at NoCo 3

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Eco-friendly clothing companies aim to bring hemp-trade to the U.S. in 2016.

Sponsored by EnviroTextiles, Step’n-Out in Hemp offers a first-hand view into the world of sustainable, eco-friendly hemp fashions from the companies who are revolutionizing the textile industry today.

Long-committed to producing quality fibers, EnviroTextiles leads the way in hemp fabric and textile production in Colorado and in the U.S. Mother-daughter duo Barbara Filippone and Summer Star Haekse have owned and operated the Glenwood Springs green-company in since 2002.

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2015 Expo

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2015 NoCo Hemp Expo THANK YOU FOR AN AMAZING 2015 EXPO!!! We had 70+ vendors, 50+ speakers and panelists, 1250+ attendees and participants, and the biggest hemp-centric gathering of like minded individuals in the USA! 2015 Hemp Expo Photo Gallery Speakers 2015 Topics: Hemp History Farming / Growing Seed Acquisition...
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