Hemp: History, Legislation, Cultivation & the Farm Bill

May 16, 2019
7:00 p.m.
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Free and donations appreciated

Bonny Jo Peterson, Executive Director of the Industrial Hemp Association of Washington presents a history of hemp and its uses, the difference between hemp and marijuana, changes to the Farm Bill, and growing hemp on a small/homestead scale tailored to the Islands.

Check out this article http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2019/mar/21/could-hemp-be-washingtons-next-cash-crop-lawmakers/ 

Co-sponsored by the Lopez and San Juan Island #966 Granges.  The Grange strives to support a resilient community of growers, makers, and keepers, to foster social and political engagement, and to maintain our Hall as a home for celebrations and programs.

The San Juan Island Grange #966 is nonpartisan, and so is this event.  All are welcome, including kids!