Hemp Gardening : Growing Food Security and Fighting Climate Change

$47.00 Regular price $97.00

This practical and accessible course will teach even a total gardening beginner a full season of lessons, from how to make a hemp seed sprout to what you might want to do with the harvest.

Open to students! Self-paced. No expiration date.

About short courses: If you complete the short course and choose to take the full Doug Fine Regenerative Hemp course, you will receive a coupon worth the amount of your purchase to any short course. This is a perfect chance to test the quality of our courses!

Take the First Step

So many of us wonder what we can personally do to help mitigate climate change. An encouraging answer is, “plant some hemp in your background garden.” Even as hemp makes a major comeback as a regenerative commercial crop, backyard gardeners and small-scale food farmers can benefit from a superfood harvest while sequestering carbon and helping ensure a livable planet for generations to come.

Course Instruction

Here are just some of the key concepts you will learn with this course.

  • How to prepare your soil for premium hemp

  • How to select the right genetics and seeds

  • How and when to plant for superfood, fiber, flower, or just carbon sequestration

  • How to dry and process your harvest

  • The rules and regulations of growing hemp

  • And more!

Course Instructor

 Doug Fine is a solar-powered goat herder, comedic investigative journalist, bestselling author, and pioneer voice in regenerative farming, including cannabis/hemp. He has cultivated hemp for food and seed-building in four US states and teaches a Sterling College hemp class in Vermont. In addition, he is an award-winning culture and climate correspondent from five continents (for NPR, the New York Times, and the Washington Post, among others). His books include American Hemp Farmer, Hemp Bound, Too High to Fail, Farewell, My Subaru (a Boston Globe Bestseller available in two Chinese dialects), Not Really An Alaskan Mountain Man, and First Legal Harvest, a monograph that was printed on hemp paper. Willie Nelson calls Doug’s work “a blueprint for the America of the future.” The Washington Post says, “Fine is a storyteller in the mold of Douglas Adams.” A website of Doug’s print and radio work, United Nations testimony, television appearances and TED Talk is at dougfine.com. Social media: @organiccowboy.

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