Past ProgramsFriends of Hemp is advancing the value of hemp by engaging our communities. Explore some of our past programs.
Hemp for our Future
A social responsibility initiative empowered by a collaboration of hemp industry stakeholders and supporters to help communities impacted natural disasters and COVID-19
Hemp Feed Coalition
Served as a non-profit incubator for the Hemp Feed Coalition nonprofit to approve hemp raw materials as animal feed ingredients. The coalition has since formed its own 501c3 nonprofit.
Hemp Foods Cook-Off
Collaborated with local restaurants to incorporate hemp foods into various dishes for a community-wide tasting.
Hemp Tap Takeover
Worked with local breweries to create hemp-based beers and hosted a community-wide tasting.
Collaborated with NoLi CDC and KYHIA to build a hempcrete house in an area of urban redevelopment.
In collaboration with the Carnegie Center, hosted a creative writing competition for students to write about hemp
In collaboration with University of Kentucky College of Agriculture and KYHIA, we hosted seminars to educate farmers how to transition to hemp.
Go Organic Seminar
One of our first initiatives for Friends of Hemp was hosting a seminar to teach farmers how to transition to organic with hemp.