Growing hemp organically and sustainably is our passion and doing so by hand is our mission. We are a human-powered small family farm. Why human-powered? Intensive indoor production and massive fields of row cropping, focusing on maximizing profits and pushing yields, come with a huge environmental cost. Fragile terpenes and cannabinoids are often damaged in the process, as is the earth herself. At our farm we see a unique opportunity to create a small, local, fossil-free market for this sacred plant. We are working to create a model for this on our farm, keeping things human-powered, hand-crafted, and close to the earth.
We cultivate one acre of Big Thompson River fed land beneath the sandstone hogbacks of Carter Lake in the Rocky Mountain Foothills. This is also our home. Three generations of the Hare family share in this project, from grandchildren to grandparents. We are creating an intergeneration and place-based commitment to the land. Making hemp products is far more than just a business.
While our production is beyond capital 'O' Organic, including using biodynamic, regenerative and petroleum-free production, we also have taken the extra step of becoming certified USDA Organic. Our hand-crafted hemp products are clean and free, the way nature intended.
We believe strongly in the core values of organic, but are concerned that industrial powers are changing the definition. We embrace Real Organic as a solution. Real Organic strives to make sure crops are grown in soil, not hydroponics and animals are always treated humanely. We trust the Real Organic Seal and our farm is Real Organic Certified..
A key solution to global warming and the climate crisis lies right under our feet. It starts with the soil. Did you know that organic farming using regenerative practices can actually sequester CO2 from the atmosphere into the soil? Research from the Rodale Institute demonstrates that if organic, regenerative agriculture was adopted globally, climate change could be reversed. In fact, analyses of data on soil sequestration has revealed that a global switch to regenerative crop and pasture systems could drawdown more than 100% annual CO2 emissions!