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Winona's Hemp News

Farming brings new life at Winona's Hemp & Heritage Farm this Summer!

This week our hemp rope making machine arrived from China, we built the frame for our new “ high tunnel” a Waaginoogin, and we made the press- big time; both the Star Tribune and the cover of Hemp Magazine. We’re proud of our work and wanted to share all of this with you. 

Farming brings new life.

Winona's Hemp News

The Renaissance of Tribal Hemp

This spring, after gathering on the White Earth Indian Reservation in northwestern Minnesota and then in Colorado, tribal “hempsters” are working toward a renaissance of the plant that once clothed much of Europe and North America. Tribal hemp growers from the Meskwaki, Lakota, Menominee, Mandan, Hidatsa, Colville and other Native nations are planting the seeds of a new economy—responding with an innovative and holistic approach to the many challenges Native and non-Native communities face.

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