Friends of Hemp is advancing the value of hemp by engaging our communities. Explore some of our past programs.


Hemp for our Future 2.0 

A hemp normalization campaign dedicated to community education, online and offline, surrounding the diverse applications of hemp.


Hemp for our Future 


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 501(c)(3) nonprofit. 


Hemp Foods Cook-Off


Hemp Tap Takeover

Worked with local breweries to create hemp-based beers and hosted a community-wide tasting.



Hempcrete Workshop


Writing Competition

In collaboration with the Carnegie Center, hosted a creative writing competition for students to write about hemp

Farmer Seminars

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.


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