How Hemp is Handled Matters

In Vermont 2019 has become known as the Great Hemp Boom.  It seems like everyone has a neighbor, friend, or relative who has tried growing hemp.  I guess that makes the idea of knowing your farmer a pretty easy feat to accomplish. So, what else should you take into consideration when purchasing hemp products?

In my last blog post I stressed the importance of knowing the source of the hemp that went into the products you purchase.  The next important step is harvesting and curing.  At Northeast Kingdom Hemp we believe that harvesting by hand and drying naturally are both things that contribute to the quality of any finished product.  We strive to preserve as many of the trichomes present on our hemp flower as possible.  That is why we harvest our plants by hand and never use industrial dryers.  We only grow as much hemp as we have the capacity to handle with care.  We choose quality over quantity in every step of the process.  

Speaking of process… in my next post I will share why you should care about the process used to extract the CBD in the products you purchase.

How should you choose a CBD brand?

How Should You Choose a CBD Brand? Part One These days CBD products can be found almost everywhere.  There are so many brands that have come onto the scene in a relatively short time that it is hard to keep up.  There are those that have been around since the beginning, and new companies coming and going

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Are You Using the Healthiest Full Spectrum Oil?

Which Celebrities are releasing CBD product lines? Celebrities, from music to sports, are rushing into the CBD market and with it, educating consumers about the health benefits.  Martha Stewart, Gwyneth Paltrow, Whoopi Goldberg, John Legend and Rob Gronkowski have all released CBD wellness products. Celebrity Influencers include Kim Kardashian and Jennifer Aniston. Whether you like

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NEK Hemp featured in VT Almanac

We are so thankful to the folks at Vermont Almanac for choosing to share our story. In this article, they did a great job of telling how our family has survived “The Great Hemp Boom”. It’s been a roller coaster adventure that we call living the hemp life! Learn about what makes our Vermont CBD

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What is the healthiest full spectrum hemp oil?

What’s a Full Spectrum? Full spectrum CBD Oils contain the hemp plant’s original terpenes and other types of cannabinoids, including cannabinol (CBN), cannabigerol (CBG), and less than 0.3% THC.  Oils with the full spectrum of these compounds are healthier due to the different cannabinoids working together synergistically. Terpenes that create hemp’s flavors and aromas have

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On project CBD, origins and authenticity

A recent New York Times article was published about the origin of www.ProjectCBD.org.  This is a site we have visited countless times over the course of the last four years. It is where we send others in search of information and research about CBD.  We have always felt like we could trust the information on

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Is the Craft Hemp CBD Ethos of Vermont in Jeopardy?

My family and I live in Vermont. We operate a hemp business here. Vermonters have a way of life in which we take an almost universal pride. At Northeast Kingdom Hemp, it is summed up in our motto, “Vermont-grown by Vermont’s own.” We like things to be made locally — as locally as possible. We

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How Hemp is Handled Matters

In Vermont 2019 has become known as the Great Hemp Boom.  It seems like everyone has a neighbor, friend, or relative who has tried growing hemp.  I guess that makes the idea of knowing your farmer a pretty easy feat to accomplish. So, what else should you take into consideration when purchasing hemp products? In my last blog

Read More »

How should you choose a CBD brand?

How Should You Choose a CBD Brand? Part One These days CBD products can be found almost everywhere.  There are so many brands that have come onto the scene in a relatively short time that it is hard to keep up.  There are those that have been around since the beginning, and new companies coming and going

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