Native ‘hempsters’ follow global cooperative example
Organizers aim to create intertribal consortium for generational wealth
PINE RIDGE, S.D.- A global enterprise based in Spain may seem an unlikely role model for a fledging American Indian initiative. But inspired by its success, Winona’s Hemp and Heritage Farm in Anishinaabeg territory is sowing the start of an intertribal cooperative consortium. The new endeavor, called the Indigenous Hemp and Cannabis Farmers Cooperative, is […]
Native hemp farming, opportunity to lead New Green Revolution
Academics join Winona LaDuke and other Indigenous innovators to forge carbon-friendly economy
This fall, when we bring in the sheaves, they will be of hemp. Then we’ll have a harvest hoedown to follow up.