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Cannabis v. Marijuana v. Hemp: I’m so confused!
If you’re confused about the difference between cannabis, marijuana, and hemp, don’t worry. You’re not alone. We’ve even found some reputable sources that give conflicting information, so what’s a consumer to do? Let’s see if we can help clear up some of the confusion. From a botanical standpoint, hemp and marijuana are the same. Both stem from the plant genus Cannabis (the most common species are Cannabis sativa and Cannabis indica). But they have some significant physical, functional, and chemical differences (see the infographic at the end of this post). From a chemical standpoint, both marijuana and hemp contain two highly-studied...
How Farmacopia Farms Took Control of Their Destiny with Vertical Integration
For many years, lifelong farmer and well-known Wall Street investor Shonda Warner has kept a careful eye on the U.S. farming industry. In particular, she was concerned that many farmers had little to no visibility of the overall pricing structure of their crops. Frustrated by this lack of transparency, Shonda, who was already investigating ways to maximize her farms’ efficiency and profitability, began to consider how she could control more links in the supply chain. The answer seemed clear; Farmacopia Farms needed to transition to a vertically integrated farm. What is a “vertically integrated” farm? Vertical integration occurs when a...
Meet Farmacopia Farms
What do you get when you mix a lifetime of farming, decades of traveling the globe, a keenness for agricultural investment, a love of food, and a desire to give back?
An exhilarating, ecologically conscious, farm-to-shelf food and nutrition experience we call Farmacopia Farms.