When Hemp was King

FairwaterHempA trip down memory lane for a Grand Daughter of a man who worked for The Fairwater Hemp Company in 1916!

So, not such a new idea after all .. 🙂


When hemp was king, my great-grandfather was a farmer. And so was his brother. Together they worked for Towne Miller’s Fairwater Hemp Company, which was in operation from April 1, 1916 to 1918. I never knew my great grandpa, but he’s one figure in history that I’d love to have dinner with!


2 thoughts on “When Hemp was King

  1. Thanks for sharing this, inspires when such a differnet generation can still grow hemp, totally unaware of thier work and the impoortance. Its time for hemp to come out the closet.

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