By Anndrea Hermann
We all want to make a difference when it comes to Cannabis but often wonder how can I get connected with others that share my passion. I still seek this connection and want to share some cool hemp events coming up over the summer so you can get connected from Philly, PA to Belguim, EU!
Are you in Belgium? Going there or want to? There is 2 great events happening that are in-conjunction with The Walloon Agricultural Research Centre, Department Production and Commodity Chains, Belgium www.chanvrewallon.be
The presentations will more than likely be in French so if you go please translate a few bits for me!
On June 30th, 2012 from 9am-12pm the town hall in Villers-le-Bouillet Belgium will be having a tour of the local hemp construction project. Guest are asked to register at firstname.lastname@example.org . Special visits to other hemp business are being planned to follow the tour.
To showcase the agricultural diversification projects at the Walloon Agricultural Research Centre farm of Verly, Meix front-Virton, 99, Belgium . An afternoon information session will be held Monday, July 2 at 1:30 p.m. Please find attached the invitation includes all the practical information. Invitation chanvre Meix-devant-Virton 2 Juillet 2012
Thinking about travelling to Slovenia around August 25-30th? Then you should attend the World Hemp Congress
July20th-22nd, 2012 in Eugene Oregon check out the Emerald Empire HempFest
August 17th- 19th, 2012 — Seattle, U.S.A Seattle Hempfest
Stay tuned for Updates on the Hemp Industries Association annual meeting to be held in Nov. after the San Fransico Green Festival.
Once I know about the hemp fields days I’ll let you know.
Join the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance in Edmonton, Alberta Nov 4-7th. 2012 for the annual convention! This event, Growing the Sector Hemp 2012 will be a packed 4 day event with presentations, poster session, trade show booths, industry networking and technology transfer, amazing hemp infused food, delegate gift bags, a fashion show and a silent auction all ending with a tour of a hemp fibre processing research centre. CHTA_GrowingtheSector_2012 (1)
Hope to see you out and remember thank the sponsors by using your purchase power to make a hemp difference!
Anndrea Hermann is from Joplin, Missouri and graduated from Missouri Southern State University in 2002 with a B.GS in Ecolonomics focusing on hemp. She acquired an internship with a coop of hemp farmers in the summer of 2001 and in late 2003, Anndrea was selected as a Manitoban Provincial Nominee under the Unique Skilled Worker Program (Hemp Technician) in which, she became a Canadian landed immigrate and permanent resident in 2004. In August of 2008 she completed a Masters of Science in hemp fibre agronomy at the University of Manitoba. She has authored articles, book chapters and industry reviews. To date, Anndrea is in the process of starting her own company. With 15 years experience in the Canadian & International Hemp Cannabis industry, she has a wide range of interdisciplinary skills: Hemp Fibre & Seed Agronomy, Hemp Field Trials & Crop THC Sampling, Sales, Marketing, Product Development, Regulatory Affairs, Certifications and Licensing, Client to Client Connections, Hemp Building Applications, Project Analysis, Bodycare, Fashion, Food and so much more….
Published with special permission from the National Cannabis Coalition