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Healing Hemp: Cannabidiol (CBD) from Field to Product
August 13, 2018 @ 8:30 am - August 17, 2018 @ 4:30 pm
16 Sterling Drive
Craftsbury Common, VT 05827 United States
Cannabidiol (CBD) products are rapidly becoming wide known for health and healing properties as well as a profitable product for farmers. Take your hemp knowledge to the next level in this one week immersion course focused on the entrepreneurial pursuit of growing and making value-added products from Cannabidiol rich hemp.
Join Kyle Gruter-Curham of Creek Valley Cannabidiol for a week long exploration into CBD hemp: How does it affect the body and mind? How do you grow it? How do you process it? How do you make growing hemp economically viable?
Kyle is well known in the hemp community in Vermont and is at the forefront of Vermont’s CBD business community. In addition to bringing you his in-depth knowledge you will also hear from and interact with an all-star list of guest speakers, including Eli Harrington of Heady Vermont, Erica Kawka from the Phytoscience Institute, and Will Read from CannaPlanners. This course also includes a visit to Kyle’s farm for hands-on demonstrations in the field and processing kitchen.
Topics Covered in Class Include the Following:
- History of the hemp plant
- Legal history and current standing in Vermont and abroad
- CBD components
- The science of CBD and interaction with the body and mind
- Genetics and selection
- Basics of growing hemp
- CBD preservation techniques
- Value-added CBD products
- Branding, marketing and economics of the CBD industry
All meals included, includes continuing education certificate from Sterling College upon completion of the course.