Locust Grove Hemp Festival 2016: Educate and Cultivate
Sunday, Aug. 7, 12 noon to 7 pm
Admission $5 per car; walkers and bikers free
Learn about the past, present, and future of hemp cultivation for fiber, fuel, and food. Demonstration of hemp growing, “braking”, and spinning, children’s activities, speakers and a Q&A session. Enjoy hemp-based foods at the Hemp Cafe, shop for hemp products from our vendors. Locust Grove has just harvested the first hemp crop in Louisville for the past 50 years, and planted a second crop – see it grow!
The Hemp Café (Locust Grove)
Sweet and Savory (Food Truck)
Boo Boo’s Smokeshack (Food Truck)
Professional Bar Service (Adult Beverages)
The Healing Doctress
Hemp Foods America
Kentucky Hemp Works
New Earth Organics
Rainbow Blossom Natural Food Markets
Summer Shades Soap
Sustane Natural Fertilizers
Brent Burchett of the Kentucky Dept. of Agriculture
John Taylor of Commonwealth Extracts
Katie Moyer of Kentucky Hemp Works
Sarah Sutherland of Locust Grove
There will also be historic spinning, weaving, breaking, and sewing demos.
Music throughout the day.
1792 Historic House open 1:00-4:30