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Earth Day Canada Hometown Hero Awarded to Oilseed Works Inc

Posted on June 9, 2011

Toronto, Ontario — Wednesday evening, Earth Day Canada (EDC) held its annual gala at the Drake Hotel in Toronto. As part of the festivities, EDC presented their annual awards for outstanding commitment to the environment — the Earth Day Canada Hometown Heroes Awards. This year also marks the first year EDC is recognizing a Hometown […]

Hemp Seed Butter Offers Fresh Nutty Flavor, Nutrition & Relief from Allergen Concerns

Posted on May 4, 2009

While peanut butter has often been touted as a nutritious spread, nutrition experts and consumers are recognizing that Hemp Seed Butter with its 2000 mg of Omega-3 and 11g of protein per serving (2 Tbsp) blows peanut butter away.

Newly Published US Military Research Demonstrates that Hemp Foods Don’t Contain Significant Amounts of the Drug THC

Posted on August 13, 2008

The findings of the new research, published in the July/August 2008 Journal of Analytical Toxicology, indicate that not only do hemp products in the marketplace not contain hemp at levels that would cause intoxication or failed drug tests, the vast majority of the tests did not detect any THC.

Winnipeg Will Be The Center of The Hemp Business Universe

Posted on September 22, 2005

Why Winnipeg? “Manitoba is the heart of hemp seed production,” says Mike Fata, co-founder of Manitoba Hemp Foods & Oils — one of the partners for the event.

Hemp on the Hill

Posted on September 22, 2005

At a recent Capitol Hill luncheon to mark the introduction of the Industrial Hemp Farming Act of 2005, about 100 congressional staffers feasted on a five-course gourmet hemp meal.

Revenue, potential high but so are the costs

Posted on September 20, 2005

This is the 32-year-old farmer’s second shot at growing organic hemp for a budding market. After last year’s poor crop, he planted 200 acres on two fields in what he called his “do or die year.” Despite this year’s heavy rainfall that negatively affected farm production across the province, McKenzie has decided to continue growing hemp.

Co-Founder of Leading Hemp Foods Company Featured in April’s Entrepreneur Magazine

Posted on April 25, 2005

Fata’s ability to overcome many business challenges has earned him a full-page write-up in the current April 2005 edition of Entrepreneur Magazine.

Organic hemp interesting alternative for Californian growers

Posted on April 15, 2005

California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) is the first major agricultural organization to support Assemblyman Mark Leno’s new industrial hemp bill based on the huge economic potential represented by the production of organic hemp in California.

Hemp Plus Granola Cereal Served at Harvard University

Posted on April 11, 2005

Hemp Plus Granola is one of the most popular offerings at the school.

Pumping iron into lunch

Posted on April 7, 2005

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s plan to get rid of junk food in schools has one thing going for it: Cutting out junk food actually works.