Whole Foods will celebrate Hemp History Week

Industrial Hemp Field - Healthy and almost ready for harvest

Whole Foods Market will celebrate Hemp History Week June 3-9 by spotlighting more than 300 hemp products. Hemp is an environmentally sustainable plant whose seeds, oil and fibers are used as ingredients to make a wide variety of foods, paper, clothing, body care products, building materials and fuel. The Austin,Texas-based …

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day - Hemp.com remembers

Hemp.com wants to take a few minutes to remember and thank all who have fought for this great country! Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. There are many stories as to its actual beginnings, with over …

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Hemp History Week

Hemp History Week - 2013

Join natural products pioneers, leading retail stores, health and wellness advocates and citizens across the nation in celebrating industrial Hemp’s rich history and incredible potential during Hemp History Week! As more Americans recognize the health and environmental benefits of hemp products, hemp farming promises job creation and economic opportunity for …

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Video: Seeds of Death – Gary Null

March against Monsanto

March Against Monsanto – May 25 Watch this video and learn why your Food Freedom is in jeopardy! In preparation of the global March Against Monsanto, you are invited to watch the award-winning documentary Seeds of Death free thanks to Gary Null. http://www.march-against-monsanto.com/ The leaders of Big Agriculture–Monsanto, DuPont, Syngenta–are …

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Lithuania legalizes growing hemp for textiles

Lithuania on Thursday legalized growing hemp as of January for the industrial-scale production of textiles, making it the last of the EU’s 27 members to give it the green light.   This further strengthens the exports of this thriving country as the USA still refuses to allow farmers to grow this …

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Legalize Hemp – It’s Long Overdue – Ralph Nader

Ralph Nader

A bipartisan legislative movement toward legalizing the growing of industrial hemp is finally on the rise. Last week, the Vermont General Assembly voted to lift a state statute that banned the growing of industrial hemp. While this, if enacted, would allow Vermont farmers to grow hemp under state law, it …

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March against Monsanto and the risks of GMOs

NON GMO Project - NonGMOproject.com

GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organism. Other names for the process include Genetic Engineering (GE) or Genetic Modification (GM), which are one and the same. How is a GMO Different from Cross-Breeding? Genetic modification is the process of forcing genes from one species into another entirely unrelated species. Unlike cross …

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March Against Monsanto – Label GMOs

The March Against Monsanto is a worldwide day of protest to raise awareness of concerns regarding the company’s products. The event will sweep across the globe on Saturday, May 25, bringing like-minded individuals from all corners of the earth together to draw attention to the issue of genetically modified and …

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Industrial Hemp Bill Hits Rocks in Kentucky

Hemp history week - Movie screening-Bringing it home

Senate Bill 50 would bring industrial hemp, a cash crop, back to the farming communities in Kentucky that need the growth and fresh industry. AP-Momentum for a bill laying the groundwork for a possible industrial hemp comeback skidded to a halt Wednesday when a Kentucky House panel failed to vote …

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Video: Save us – Hemp

What if you had one thing - Hemp Inc.

Hemp is not only an ancient plant that has a ton of uses, it is a healing plant. The ground that hemp is planted in is revived by a crop of hemp growing above. Secondly, the seeds and buds become food and medicine that allow us to heal as people. …

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Mitch McConnell Supports Industrial Hemp In Kentucky

Mitch McConnell Joins Rand Paul In Supporting Industrial Hemp In Kentucky Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday came out in support of developing industrial hemp in Kentucky, becoming the most powerful voice to back the state’s contentious effort. “I am convinced that allowing its production will be a …

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Bipartisan Bill In Support Of Industrial Hemp Farming Introduced

Hemp Farming in the USA

Rep. Massie And Rep. Schrader Introduce Bipartisan Bill In Support Of Industrial Hemp Farming H.R. 525, the Industrial Hemp Farming Act, and Senate Companion Bill Promise Economic Opportunity by Removing Restrictions on Industrial Hemp Farming in the United States Vote Hemp is pleased to announce that this week, Representatives Thomas …

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Hemp Seed Oil, Omega 3 and YOU

Fresh Hemp Oil

People keep talking about those Omega 3’s and how Hemp Oil is what I need to be “better balanced” in life.  Better balanced, Visuals of the commercial for V8 where the people are at a 45 degree angle until they drink their V8 and, like magic they pop back up …

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NPR: Hemp Gets The Green Light in Colorado

Growing hemp in Colorado will likely look like this

With recreational marijuana now legal in Colorado, small-scale recreational marijuana shops will open up soon in places like Denver and Boulder. But that’s not the only business that could get a boost: Large-scale commercial farmers may also be in line to benefit. Why? When Colorado voters legalized marijuana last November, …

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Mom’s Hemp Answer to Sunday Breakfast

Waking up on a Sunday can be rough on a mother of four and this Sunday was no different. It was early and I was pondering how to feed the little mouths that were about to wake up.  This while peering into an almost bare pantry and fridge.  As I …

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Hemp legalization effort gathers steam

Industrial hemp farming is renewable and sustainable

The Washington Post had this article on the “good” and the ” bad” seed… In the cannabis plant family, hemp is the good seed. Marijuana, the evil weed. Michael Bowman, a gregarious Colorado farmer who grows corn and wheat, has been working his contacts in Congress in an attempt to …

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Hemp, the US illegal super crop

Kathleen Story wrote this awesome article reminding us of some very important history in these United States of America… A History Channel documentary DVD, called Secrets of the Founding Fathers, tells how the colonists grew hemp, cannabis sativa, as a main crop along with tobacco. It also depicts George Washington …

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Colorado: Enviro Textiles Promotes Hemp

Hemp in Colorado is not something new as we are reminded in this short news piece I saw on the Denver Post website. The founder of a local hemp textiles company, Enviro Textiles LLC, believes Colorado is poised to enter a new era of prosperity thanks to the recent passage …

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Colorado: First Farmer to grow Hemp legally

Hemp, not marijuana is the topic of a story on Colorado Public radio. Industrial hemp is a relative to the more often talked about marijuana but hemp has many more uses. It has been the believe of the owners of this site that hemp can change the planet in a …

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Hemp and the United States

Most anyone that knows anything about the history of hemp knows that the United States has a rich history of growing industrial hemp as a staple commodity that supported every aspect of the industrial revolution.  From the jeans that were once made out of hemp that made the Levi brand …

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