Why Hemp is Illegal

Harvest Moon Celebration

Emerald Cup -Sonoma County Fairgrounds, December 13-14, 2014

Legendary indigenous artist and poet John Trudell and band, Bad Dog perform Sunday, Dec 14, 2014 at 12:30pm at the outdoor stage. Our Interactive Hemp Display will be at booth #74 in the Hall of Flowers where we will be showcasing a variety of hemp products from fibres, plastics, body-care, to delicious hemp superfoods and gifts. Join our hemp panel discussion on Sunday from  2:30pm-3:30pm, at the Cultivation Stage with John Trudell, Green Building expert Linda Delair and Doug Fine – comedic investigative journalist, and bestselling author.



Hempstead Project Heart will be at the Harvest Moon Celebration at the Solar Living Institute in Hopland, CA Saturday, September 6th, for a full day of sustainability workshops, films and family- fun activities. Hemp is on the schedule along with our Hands-On-Hemp museum  displayed all day long! Here are the hemp-filled events:

1.) John Trudell Talk at the main stage “Central Oasis” from 3:50 and 4:20pm:
Description: Poet and hemp advocate John Trudell will share his lines of poetry and speak on hemp as earth medicine.

2.) BRINGING IT HOME, hemp documentary film screening  from 8:00pm-9:00pm at the “Pond Area” lawn.
Description: Here in the U.S., hemp could be a money-making crop for farmers and create jobs. BRINGING IT HOME tells the story of hemp: past, present and future and a global industry that includes textiles, building materials, food products, bio-plastics, auto parts and more.

3.) Hemp Workshop  at “Hops Tipi” from 5:00pm- 5:30pm: Exploring the Return of Hemp Farming and Sustainable Industry in California

Description: Join local hemp organizers and researchers for an interactive, hands-on conversation about the return of hemp farming and processing in California.

We hope to see you at Harvest Moon Festival. Remember to join our Facebook Community at:


Reggae on the River

John Trudell and Bad Dog Perform at the 30th annual Reggae on the River,  Saturday,  August 2nd at 10:45 AM

Hempstead Project HEART will be tabling with Lydia’s Lovin Foods throughout the festival!

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Grange Halls across northern California screen the hemp documentary Bringing it Home as part of Hemp History Week, 2014.

Californian farmers, hemp businesses and grassroots supporters celebrated the 5th annual Hemp History Week June 2-8 with screenings of the award winning hemp documentary BRINGING IT HOME at seven participating Northern California granges

Tour Schedule:

Marshall Grange Saturday, May 31st at 7:00 PM
4940 Marshall Road, Garden Valley, CA 95633
Sonoma Valley Grange Wednesday, June 4th at 7:30 PM
18627 Highway 12, Sonoma, CA 95476
Sebastopol Grange Thursday, June 5th at 7:00 PM
6000 Sebastopol Ave., Sebastopol, CA 95472
Bayside Grange Friday, June 6th at 6:00 PM
Sacramento Community Grange at the CA. State Grange 2297 Jacoby Creek Road, Bayside, CA 95521Friday, June 6th at 7:00 PM with finger foods and refreshments and Saturday, June 7th at 7:00 PM with a BBQ dinner and silent auction3830 U St., Sacramento, CA 95817
Petaluma Grange at Lydia’s Sunflower Center Saturday, June 7th at 7:00 PM Music by the Dream Farmers at 8:30 PM1435 N McDowell Blvd., Suite 100, Petaluma, CA 94954
Santa Cruz Live Oak Grange  Sunday, June 8th at 4:00 PM 190017th Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Hemp Aide Concert – February 22nd, 2014

Kris Kristofferson with John Trudell and Bad Dog performed at the Crest Theater.

Sponsored by the California State Grange

Kris Kristofferson Poster

Ecological Farming Association Conference - Booth B11, Asilomar  Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA, January 21-24.

Hempstead Project Heart will host the award winning hemp documentary  “Bringing it Home” on Thursday, January 22 at 12:15 pm in the Chapel room. There will be a post film discussion with indigenous poet and orator John Trudell and special guests to discuss building a green economy for farmers and planet.


For over three decades, the Ecological Farming Association’s flagship event has brought  food system stakeholders together for education, networking and celebration. With over 70 workshops featuring prominent speakers on the latest advances in agricultural techniques, marketing strategies, and food policy, along with organic meals and lively entertainment. EcoFarm Conference is the oldest and largest sustainable agriculture gathering in the western United States.

Green Building Council San Francisco Chapter Screening of Bringing it Home:

February 19th at the Landmark Theater with post film Q and A with director Linda Booker.


Hemp History Week - June 1-7, 2015

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