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Harvesting Liberty
Harvesting Liberty
Harvesting Liberty

Industrial hemp is a crop that has the potential to lower the environmental impacts of textile production, empower small-scale farmers and create jobs in a wide variety of industries. Two non-profit groups, Fibershed and Growing Warriors, are working to reintroduce industrial hemp into Kentucky—and eventually U.S. agriculture.

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12:38
Butler Farms
Butler Farms
Butler Farms

On a family farm in Bourbon County, Kentucky, a heritage crop has returned.

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3:19
Bring Hemp Home: Colorado
Bring Hemp Home: Colorado
Bring Hemp Home: Colorado

In Colorado’s San Luis Valley, worsening drought is causing farmers to face the prospect of losing their livelihoods. Two farmers are placing their bets on a drought-tolerant crop—industrial hemp.

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12:24
Hasta La Raiz
Hasta La Raiz
Hasta La Raiz

How can Hispanic farmworkers become farm owners? For Mexican immigrant Javier Zamora, the sunup to sundown work ethic was already there—he just needed some support from his community.

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11:48
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