Local Hemp Foods Cook-Off!

Noodle Nirvana prepping their dishes for the Local Hemp Foods Cook Off Thank you to everyone who attended the Local Hemp Foods Cook Off! We had an excellent turnout and raised nearly $1,000, which will benefit our statewide Writing Competition. Thank you to all the sponsors for helping fund the event and the following restaurants: [...]

By | September 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Hemp History Week Celebration

Happy Hemp History Week! June 6th kicked off the 7th annual Hemp History Week. Hemp History Week is a national grassroots effort created to restore strong support for industrial hemp farming in the United States. Participants celebrate the past and future of the industrial hemp industry by hosting events around the nation. This year the [...]

By | June 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tribute Dinner

Mark your calendars for June 10th for at Tribute Dinner! The Kentucky Hemp Research Foundation alongside HempX, New Earth Organics and Hydroponics, Growing Warriors and Healing Grounds will celebrate Hemp History Week in fashion! Come to Mt. Vernon, Kentucky for a hemp-infused Tribute Dinner commemorating key industrial hemp activists and instrumental leaders like Henry Clay, [...]

By | May 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Funding Opportunity for Organic or Transition-to-Organic Growers

Your hemp crop may not be considered USDA organic yet, but the Kentucky Hemp Research Foundation has an organic funding opportunity for you anyways! The 2016 growing season is underway and we are committed to fueling the organic hemp industry forward! We are offering limited funding to help you with some of the costs associated [...]

By | May 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Founder Expresses Need for Organic Hemp Certification

Founder Annie Rouse attended the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) Public Meeting on April 25th to discuss the need for organic hemp certification. NOSB Public Meeting The NOSB meets semi-annually to hear comments from the public in regards to the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Organic Certification. Individuals sign up in advance [...]

By | May 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Nutiva CEO John Roulac Speaks on Soil Regeneration

Nutiva's CEO John Roulac presented at the Kentucky Hemp Research Foundation's February GoOrganic! Seminar. The Seminar focused on organic markets and transitioning to organic with hemp. Roulac spoke about the impacts of agriculture on climate change and how regenerating our soils can help absorb carbon and in return reducing our planet's carbon emissions. Agriculture is [...]

By | March 18th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

GoOrganic Seminar!

Mark your calendars for February 29th, 2016!   With the support of Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, the Kentucky Hemp Research Foundation is hosting a Go Organic Seminar for industrial hemp farmers!   Location: Hemp Research Campus 4274 Colby Road, Winchester, KY 40391                           [...]

By | January 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments