Farm Aid 2016 Hemp Paper 101 Workshop

Fall greetings to you! On September 17th, 2016 on a beautiful full Harvest Moon, the 31st Farm Aid took place in Bristow, VA. I was honored to teach a hemp papermaking 101 class in the Homegrown skills tent and had a hemp table display all day, educating festival-goers on the wonders of hemp. Next door […]

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Fiber Farming in Appalachia

After HempX, I visited a couple of hemp farms in Appalachia. Building relationships with farmers is a crucial component to the Artisan Hemp mission. It all begins with the soil. With all the talk of how profitable a crop hemp can be, we must prove this by purchasing raw material from farmers and creating products from […]

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HempX Asheville

August 19/20th brought Artisan Hemp to HempX in Asheville, North Carolina! It was a great event filled with educational speakers, workshops, vendors, food, and music. The day on Friday started with a hemp infused lunch by renowned vegan chef Jason Sellers of the restaurant, Plant, in Asheville. Unfortunately, I had to run an errand and missed […]

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Floydfest Papermaking Workshop

Well…Artisan Hemp taught a hemp papermaking workshop..and i’m sorry but there are no photos. here’s one of the dreamcatchers at Floydfest…our assistant who was going to photograph the workshop was unable to attend and unfortunately we do not have images from this great event. It was awesome tho! And Nahko and MFTP put on an […]

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Hemp Heals Music Festival Posters

On July 22, 2016, the 4th Hemp Heals Music Festival took place in Philly. It was a great event, as always. I missed last years event, and during the time since I attended in 2014, Philadelphi decriminalized marijuana…and there were many joints lit, including a giant spliff smoked on stage. Times they are a changin’. Riley Cote, […]

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Hemp in the Holler!

On June 10th and 11th of this year, I attended and presented at Hemp in the Holler, a celebration of hemp at a hemp farm in Livingston, KY. Activities included workshops on hemp farming, hempcrete construction, hemp breaking and hacking, and paper making. I brought Emanuel, the portable beater, and we made paper with fibers […]

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