:) :) :) Growing a new economy in America, by Mia Feroleto . . . a wonderful, positive story! Thanks, Mia!

This is a great story, and I have long said that a return to growing hemp could turnaround the US economy and ecology. We need to watch Monsanto’s fingers trying to get into GMO hemp, but this single crop has so much potential! I’m glad to see more recognition of the healing qualities of this magical plant. On Veteran’s Today, no less!

2012: What's the 'real' truth?

Growing a new economy in America

… by Mia Feroleto,   ….
for Veterans Today
It‘s great to see Veterans Today publishing such a positive article! ~J

Mike Lewis and the Growing Warriors hemp field

“Hemp is HOT!”  So says Marji Graff, CEO of the Okemo Valley Chamber of Commerce in Central Vermont. And it is wonderful to hear her enthusiasm since hemp is sprouting in force within the state.

Vermont has an opportunity to help lead the way in the production of hemp in America, where it has been a Federal offense for the past 70 years. 

Currently, the state has 12 registered growers and if American Seed and Oil Company has its way, there will be 1,000 acres in hemp production by the spring of 2015.

Growers are nervous. Despite the fact that it is legal to grow hemp in Vermont, it is still considered a crime in the United States of America. In fact, we…

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  1. Posted by mia feroleto on October 6, 2014 at 1:16 pm

    Thank you so much for reposting it Laura! The tide is turning for sure. Mia


  2. You’re welcome. Thanks for the great post! It’s so nice to have encouraging news. 🙂 There’s plenty of it, but it seems we need to dig for it and assert it to keep things moving in the positive direction. Blessings, Laura


  3. […] Mia and the return of industrial hemp might enjoy this earlier piece from February 2015, as well as this inspiring piece of hers published at Veterans Today. Thank you, Mia, for your bright spirit, big heart, and tireless […]


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