Save the Date! September 8-9, 2018
Heady Vermont is thrilled to announce the second annual Vermont Hemp Fest at Burke Mountain, where we’ll be providing two full days of educational resources and community connections for those with an interest in Agricultural Hemp in Vermont, including landowners, entrepreneurs, farmers, artisans, and investors.
Check out our Hemp Fest Recap video from the talented Shawn Cimonetti:
Hemp in Vermont and Beyond
With a rapidly growing marketplace for hemp products, there is no doubt about the growth of the national hemp industry. Forbes recently reported that the legal CBD hemp market is estimated to grow 700% by 2020 alone — to say nothing of hemp oil fuels, plastics, food products, paper, fabric, building materials and other markets that continue to develop as more states allow production of agricultural hemp.
Hemp is defined practically as cannabis that has less than .3% of the compound THC, the cannabinoid of the plant showing psychoactive effects. Historically, hemp was a government-mandated crop grown by American settlers (and carried by sailors) and even inspired Vermont’s own