10 Hemp-Friendly Nonprofits to Support in 2023
By Rachael Carlevale
With a common mission of providing healthful, eco-friendly and socially responsible products to consumers, hemp companies often have philanthropy ingrained in their brands’ DNA. Given that, the industry is well positioned to play a lead role in helping society address many of the problems facing the world today.
The month of December, with its focus on family, community and giving, presents an opportunity to highlight some of the nonprofit organizations that work with leaders in the hemp sector to help solve some of the pressing issues of our time. There are many organizations doing great work — below find a list of 10 organizations this writer has interacted with in some capacity over the years and identified as potentially worthy of your awareness, consideration and support in the coming year.
7 Questions to Ask Before You Buy Any Hemp Seed
This article was contributed by the Global Hemp Association.
Interested in growing hemp next year? Here are the first seven questions you need to ask. They’ll give you the information you need to make an informed and profitable decision. The 2018 Farm Bill made industrial hemp legal under federal law. But your state hemp program interprets the federal guidelines. You can get a lot of helpful information from the U.S. Department of Agriculture website. Let’s dig into those questions.
Why Are You Growing Hemp?
That’s the first question. Is it because you see it as a crop more profitable than what you’re growing now? If so, have you sat down and crunched the numbers on potential hemp production versus other crops? You want to make sure that conclusion is correct. Have you thought of planting part of your acreage in hemp to get a feel for how it performs on your property.
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Cannabis Community Event and Fundraiser, Jan. 29, 2023, at Topgolf Denver, in Centennial, Colo., hosted by the Realm of Caring Foundation. All proceeds go directly to help fund programs and to continue to provide free guidance for anyone looking to use cannabis and hemp.
Add your event to Hemp Events, a free listing service for legitimate hemp industry events. Visit www.HempEvents.org
Help Rebuild Ukraine With Hemp
Sergiy Kovalenkov, aka Doctor Hemphouse, one of the world’s renowned specialists in building with hemp, is appealing to the hemp industry for help in rebuilding war-torn Ukraine, including building Ukraine’s biggest social housing project to date — a 10,000-square-foot residential building to house refugees and orphans who lost their parents to the war. In particular, the project is seeking builders, sponsors, automated block-making machinery and a hempcrete spraying system. Visit https://www.facebook.com/hempireua/ or contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Trace Femcare Gauges Investment Interest in Hemp and Cotton Tampon
Trace Femcare Inc. is proud to announce that it is gauging interest in its community fund-raising round on the investment platform Wefunder. Trace decided to start the campaign to accelerate the company’s growth and to share the upside of its success with family, friends and fans. Learn about Trace and the terms of the offering, and reserve a spot to be an investor here.
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