Initiatives

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

2021-2022

Hemp for our Future 2.0 

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

2020

Hemp for our Future 

2019

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. 

2016-2019

Hemp Foods Cook-Off

2018

Hemp Tap Takeover

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

 

2017

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.

2016

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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