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2017 Creative Writing Competition

Entries will submit a cover sheet and their submission.        Entry is FREE Due date September 15th                    Winners announced October 15th Reading at Carnegie Center in Lexington November 15th On Cover Sheet:       Name Parent/guardian name (if under 18) Email Address Phone number Mailing address, city, state Grade/year in school School, county Submissions: College [...]

By | August 18th, 2017|Events, Featured Educational Projects|0 Comments

Local Hemp Foods Cook-Off at CRAVE LEXINGTON

Join us Saturday, August 12th from 1-5 at the Bluegrass Fairgrounds at Masterson Station Park for our second annual Local Hemp Foods Cook-Off. This year, instead of hosting a stand-alone event, we have partnered with CRAVE LEXINGTON to host the event during CRAVE food + music festival. Together we are working with chefs who will [...]

By | August 9th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Testing a Market for Hemp’s By-Product

The week of June 5th is a celebration of Hemp History and we are celebrating history by making history! Working with NoLi CDC, Kentucky Hemp Industries Association, American Lime Technology and Alembic Studios we will be testing a market for hemp's by-product, the stalk's core (aka hurd), by building a hempcrete home and testing the [...]

By | May 17th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Now Hiring!

We are NOW HIRING! We are hiring a part-time administrator to organize and lead various projects and programs. Job Description: Planning and implementing fundraisers, organizing monthly speaker seminars and bi-annual workshops, organizing and implementing KHRF programs related to hemp education and research, marketing events/projects.   Desired Skills/Experience: Fundraising/Direct Sales, Marketing and Media Communications, Written Communication [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Crowdfunding Campaign Launch Party

We are launching a Crowdfunding Campaign Launch Party! Register Here Where: Rock House Brewing 119 Luigart Ct Lexington, KY 40502 When: April 21st, 5:30 to 7:30 Free Hemp Pasta from Lexington Pasta Garage Uncle Jon's Brown Hemp Ale is cash bar, but a percentage of sales will benefit the campaign! The campaign will launch on [...]

By | April 6th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Hemp Education Seminars Offered

The KHRF, KYHIA and UK are teaming up to bring a hemp education seminar series! Topics include: Fundamental KY Agronomic Practices, KY Hemp Regulatory Practices, Opportunities for Industrial Hemp, Fiber Utilization, Multifaceted Approach to Hemp Production, CBD Not just for Oil REGISTER HERE! Dates and Location: January 30, 2017               Christian County Extension Office:                                            2850 [...]

By | January 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

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