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Black Farmers Hemp aims to service minority-owned farms in Acadiana

Posted at 1:37 PM, Jan 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-07 23:04:31-05

As a premium, low-THC floral hemp grower and manufacturing company in Louisiana, Black Farmers Hemp (BFH) is charged with reinstating black, dormant farmland in the state back into commerce, according to a BFH release. Their training and research facility will serve as an instructional institution where minority and non-minority farmer clients interested in entering the Louisiana hemp realm can learn all aspects of the industry from seed to sale in a wide-ranging variety of capacities.

The BFH partnership is made up of four families, each bringing their particular plant expertise and business knowledge to the table. The group’s facility’s focus is to grow high quality, low-THC floral hemp in controlled environments. So far, the group has developed two grow spaces, with the capacity to produce 200,000 plus grams in 2021. BFH prides itself on the absence of chemical use in their facilities, the release states.

BFH has plans to launch its Zydeco Premium Floral Hemp brand and certified creole Louisiana product in partnership with zydeco celebrity, Lil Nate, in the Spring of 2021.

Black Farmers Hemp will begin to offer new farmers spots into their site training program in the summer of 2021.

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