FOOD | AG | IDEAS WEEK by Grow North - October 8 -12, 2018 - various Twin Cities locations
Monday, Oct. 8 - Minnesota History Center, St. Paul - 10:00 - 11:15 a.m.
Hemp, Minnesota and Building a New Industry
Interest in hemp is at an all time high and farmers, entrepreneurs, and innovators are exploring its applications. Yet as a young industry, there are still many questions, myths and unknowns. What is needed today to ensure the value chain functions to set the state’s producers, processors, and others up for success? Hear from individuals across the value chain discuss the critical questions facing this new sector.
Speakers: Andrea Vaubel, Assistant Commissioner, Minnesota Dept. of Agriculture, John Strohfus, Founder and CEO of Minnesota Hemp Farms, Inc., and Charles Levine, Owner of Hemp Acres LLC and Equichill LL.