Hemp 2.0

Appalachian Roots – Hemp 2.0 is reintroducing a historically significant crop to the coalfields of Eastern Kentucky at a time when it is needed most. By connecting mountain farmers with high-value markets and innovative growing techniques, a new economic opportunity will be developed in the wake of the coal industry’s downturn

The 2016 project encompass 15 acres across 6 sites (Floyd, Magoffin, Pike and Knott Counties) while growing for CBD and fiber research.