Josh Powles, PhD., professor and coordinator, Cannabis Applied Science, Loyalist College. John Baker, President of CBD Baker Inc., is a recognized hemp breeder and researcher with Health Canada and with Canadian Seed Growers Association. Josh Powles will describe the role that cannabis has within society, looking at recreational, medical, and potential future applications. He will also talk about how agriculture and applied industries could benefit from the cannabis sector. Hemp is valuable in many ways. Expert plant breeder John Baker will describe what is happening in the hemp industry and how this relates to cannabis. He will explain the varied uses of hemp: CBD, fibre and yarn, biodegradable plastics, biofuel, insulation, food and animal feed, and also the role of hemp in soil improvement.
An entrance fee is $5 per person, or a donation, help us cover the costs. Children are free. For information, contact Ray Wellman, (613) 848-7697, rwellm2007sympatico.ca, hastingsstewardship.ca