Hemp Hootenanny, sponsored by Carolina Hemp Company and EverythingHempStore.com, is a family friendly event benefiting the Organic Growers School. Hemp Hootenanny is all about community, education, and learning more about the history of hemp at Franny’s Farm. The event features fun hemp workshops and demonstrations, panel discussions from North Carolina farmers, Dr. Bronners MAGIC FOAM EXPERIENCE, hempy foods and beer, live music and entertainment, the geo hemp trivia challenge & vendors including, Blue Ridge Hemp, Asheville Bee Charmer, Farmacy, Carolina Hemp Company, Green Sage Cafe, NC State University, Bioregen, Rod Kight Law, Founders Hemp, Vote Hemp, Cannalina, NC Industrial Hemp Association, & Farm to Fender. Tickets are $20 per person (under 12 free.) Camping is available for an additional $10 per person. Don’t miss out on all the fun!
Franny’s Farm on WLOS
BUNCOMBE COUNTY, N.C. (WLOS) — North Carolina’s pilot program for industrial hemp started about this time last year and now hundreds of people are farming what was once an illegal crop. The hemp industry is growing like the weed that drives it, and folks here in the mountains are leading the charge. Franny Tacy is not your garden variety grower…..