INHIA had a booth with several hemp items on display to showcase the many things hemp can be made with.
INHIA Founder, Jamie Petty, shows off a car door panel made from hemp fibers. She explains how hemp materials are biodegradable and can increase fuel efficiency since they weigh about 30 percent less than currently used materials. FlexFormTechnologies,Indiana manufacturer, spends hundreds of thousands of dollars each year on shipping expenses to import hemp and other natural fibers grown in Canada, Europe and Southeast Asia.
Indiana Small Farms 2017: On March 3rd and 4th, INHIA participated in our fourth Indiana Small Farms Tradeshow. We had the opportunity to meet with farmers, educators and other conference attendees to talk about hemp as a viable component for diversified agriculture in Indiana. Purdue Extension Educators and their members understand the importance of diversified agriculture for the future of Hoosiers, to include industrial hemp. Mark your calendar for the first weekend in March 2018 so you can join us for the 6th Annual Indiana Small Farms, hosted by Purdue Extension. For more information, go to https://www.purdue.edu/dffs/smallfarms/indiana-small-farm-conference/.
Hendricks County 4-H Fairgrounds and Conference Complex
1900 E. Main Street
Danville, IN 46122
March 2 – March 4
The Indiana Small Farms Conference is an annual three day learning and networking event supporting small or diversified farms. Peer to peer learning is at the heart of the conference and we focus on new research and techniques related to production, business management and marketing.
Anyone currently involved with, or interested in, small farms and diversified farm production in Indiana. This includes farmers, Extension Educators, agricultural agency staff, university students, farm and food businesses and market managers and vendors.
Are you still looking for local gift options? Foods Alive - Gourmet Organic Foods has delicious hemp ideas! Many of our team members have voted Foods Alive hemp lip balm THE BEST on the market !! And, if you enter promo code: INHIA, you will receive a 15% discount off of hemp products.
For some sweet and spicey, try Dugger Family Farm's Kick Up the Jams Strawberry Jalapeno Jam, or an array of @Indiana Grown products they carry in their farm store ~ shipping available ~ we received our jam in less than 24 hours!
Join us for an evening of conversation and entertainment, with hemp-infused foods, hemp products and information!
Date: Monday, March 7th, 2016
Time: 5:00 PM thru 10:00 PM
Take advantage of our extended registration discount
Your registration donation will include;
– 1 Voucher for A Hemp Beer
– Light Hemp Appetizers
– Cash Bar & Additional Food Items
A cash bar and additional food items are available for purchase, courtesy of Fountain Square Brewery and Cosmic Chrome Café
Please join us for an evening of conversation, hemp-infused food and beverage with light entertainment. Brief presentations will be given by Purdue Agronomist and Hemp Research Lead, Ron Turco, as well as David King of ISDA’s Indiana Grown initiative.
With price of admission, you will receive a voucher for one hemp beer, as well as a variety of hemp appetizers. Other delicious food by Cosmic Chrome Cafe, as well as Fountain Square Brewing Co.’s regular brews, will be available for purchase.
Entertainment will include live art on hemp canvas & music by The Dead Weight.