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Santa Cruz Expo 2001

Posted on November 12, 2000

The fourth annual Santa Cruz Industrial Hemp Expo, Saturday and Sunday, May 12 and 13 at the Civic Auditorium in Santa Cruz, California will hold its panel and speaker series in the Santa Cruz City Council Chambers for the first time in 2001.

Midway College to Host Hemp Conference

Posted on November 8, 2000

Tobacco farmers, legislators, agricultural economists, business and economics researchers, environmentalists, business owners, and several former governors, are expected to be in attendance at a one-day conference on the Midway College campus.

Trip Report: 3rd International Bioresource Hemp 2000 Symposium

Posted on October 24, 2000

University of Gulelph professor Gordon Scheifele shares his experiance at Bioresorce Hemp 2000.

Everything from candy to jerky goes natural at Baltimore expo

Posted on October 12, 2000

At the Natural Products Expo held last month in Baltimore, a woman in a colorful lunch truck was handing out samples of Boca Burger, the vegetarian patty once associated with sandal-wearing sprout eaters. Only now, Boca is owned by Kraft.

Hemp Industries Association Convention Report

Posted on October 2, 2000

Nestled in a Hockley Valley ecology retreat near Toronto, the Hemp Industries Association held their seventh annual convention among the maple and aspen trees. This year’s gathering saw 35-55 attendees which allowed for intimate meetings and planning sessions.

Eye on the Aisles

Posted on September 27, 2000

Could hemp products — displayed at several exhibits — be a successor to soy? “It has that potential,” said Richard Rose, president of HempNut, Inc., a Santa Rosa, California company that makes cookies, cooking oil, nut butter, vegetarian burgers and lip balm from shelled hemp seeds, which Rose says are rich in protein and essential fatty acids.

Third International Symposium — Bioresource Hemp and Other Fiber Crops

Posted on September 13, 2000

The symposium begins this week, hosted by nova Institute in Wolfsburg, Germany. The event features an international group of speakers with vast experience with industrial hemp and other natural fibers.

Ontario poised to top hemp market

Posted on September 12, 2000

Ontario is poised to dominate the North American market for hemp products, says the head of the newly formed provincial hemp industry association.

Bioneers 2000 Conference

Posted on September 2, 2000

This conference will include speakers, panels, mixers, dinners, and organizing meetings on a variety of topics from globalization and the environment to restoring the feminine and native american vision.

Hemp Hoedown

Posted on August 28, 2000

Hundreds of people came out to De la Guerra Plaza Sunday for the Santa Barbara Hemp Festival. Vendors showed off a variety of wares. Hemp clothing was displayed at a fashion show, and bands played into the night.