An Interview with Margaret Bloomquist, a Research Associate with NC State University

2020-08-24T11:28:09-04:00

We asked Margaret Bloomquist, a Research Associate at NC State University, about her fieldwork with alternative crops and organics in western NC. You can often find Margaret at Green River Botanicals digging in the dirt and caring for plants as part of her research study, which includes gathering information on some of our dynamic, [...]

An Interview with Margaret Bloomquist, a Research Associate with NC State University2020-08-24T11:28:09-04:00

Organic CBD vs. Non-Organic CBD

2020-08-14T07:43:16-04:00

5 Reasons Why Organic CBD is Better For You and the Environment The last 30 years have seen a widespread increase in consumer demand for organic products. Where most households are reaching for natural alternatives on the grocery shelves, it is important to take a step back and understand what the “USDA certified organic” [...]

Organic CBD vs. Non-Organic CBD2020-08-14T07:43:16-04:00

In Memory of Charlotte Figi

2020-05-22T20:28:21-04:00

Charlotte Figi’s Story If you’re an advocate for hemp, or you’ve read about the history of CBD, you probably know the name Charlotte Figi.  Charlotte’s story inspired many after she was featured in the documentary “Weed.” People came to know the story of a child plagued by violent seizures which were tamed with a [...]

In Memory of Charlotte Figi2020-05-22T20:28:21-04:00

CBD is Going to the Dogs. . .Literally: A hemp article we loved

2020-05-11T12:27:00-04:00

Ever since we came out with our CBD oil for pets we've been interested in all the ways our furry friends can benefit from hemp. Here's a preview of an article we found helpful from WherezHemp.com, and the link below. Enjoy! "CBD is Going to the Dogs. . . Literally 4 Things To Know [...]

CBD is Going to the Dogs. . .Literally: A hemp article we loved2020-05-11T12:27:00-04:00

Tips for New Hemp Growers: An Interview with Blake Butler and Brad Martin

2020-05-07T11:46:38-04:00

Last week our hemp grower extraordinaire and owner Brad Martin had the pleasure of speaking with Blake Butler in an interview via Zoom. If you don’t know Blake Butler, he’s the executive director of the North Carolina Industrial Hemp Association, and works hard to help farmers across the state and educate consumers. In this [...]

Tips for New Hemp Growers: An Interview with Blake Butler and Brad Martin2020-05-07T11:46:38-04:00

Three More Ways Hemp Helps the Environment

2020-05-01T11:54:55-04:00

Last week we talked about the many ways growing hemp is good for the planet, from its large tap roots to its erosion-reversing effects. But what about once it leaves the farm? Each year more and more hemp products become available, and more research surfaces praising its sustainability. Here are some of our favorite [...]

Three More Ways Hemp Helps the Environment2020-05-01T11:54:55-04:00

Can Hemp Clean Up the Earth? A Rolling Stone article we loved

2020-04-28T09:06:33-04:00

In researching our last blog, we came across this great article by Andrew Leonard. Here's a preview, and a link to the article. Enjoy! "In 2017, Gavin Stonehouse, a graduate student in plant biology at Colorado State University, started cultivating hemp plants in a special soil mixture dosed with varying levels of selenium. A [...]

Can Hemp Clean Up the Earth? A Rolling Stone article we loved2020-04-28T09:06:33-04:00

Sustainable Agriculture: How Hemp is Good for the Planet

2020-04-24T15:10:39-04:00

We recently celebrated Earth Day, and all the Wendell Berry quotes and nature photos got us thinking about one of the reasons we love growing hemp so much.  Hemp is one of those plants that isn’t just great for personal use- the environment loves it too. Its wide variety of uses, ability to be [...]

Sustainable Agriculture: How Hemp is Good for the Planet2020-04-24T15:10:39-04:00

Baking with CBD

2020-04-17T10:58:37-04:00

If you’ve visited the grocery store in the last few weeks, you may have noticed that the baking section is a more popular than usual. The large bags of all-purpose flour are flying off the shelves and you might get the last container of poppyseeds if you’re lucky.  Now that so may people have [...]

Baking with CBD2020-04-17T10:58:37-04:00
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