Pre-Convention #5: Hemp Panel Moderated by Gail Byrne-Baber; Panelists Include Beau Whitney, Brittney Neal, Ray Maki & Justin Benton

Gail Bryne Baber has been instrumental in passing hemp legislation in Hawaii for the last 7 years and secured the first license to grow hemp with her farmer husband. She is on the Hawaii Hemp Farmers Association Board of Directors as well as HFUF. Gail is intimately familiar with the unique programmatic and regulatory opportunities…

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Pre-Convention #4: Mushroom Panel with Charles Tresidder, Irene Antonets & Chef Marc McDowell

Charles Tresidder is a self-taught mushroom farmer on the island of Maui. He specializes in the production of oyster and shiitake mushrooms. The crowning achievement of his farming career is his custom laboratory, the finest mushroom production facility in the state of Hawaii. Irene Antonets is a designer, artist and illustrator. In autumn of 2019…

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Pre-Convention Webinar #2: Hemp Panel Moderated by Elizzy Knight – Hemp Beyond CBD | Panelists: River Young, Megan Womble, and Roger Gussiaas

Hemp Panel #1 ~ Moderated by Elizzy Knight – Hemp Beyond CBD Elizabeth ‘Elizzy’ Knight is the VP and co-founder of WAFBA (We Are for Better Alternatives). WAFBA is an umbrella of brands, conceived to co-create an industry built on transparency, authenticity, innovation, diversity, collaboration, and cooperation. WAFBA is a globally established and recognized organization…

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Pre-Convention Webinar#1: Hernan Castro with Desert Alchemist | Mushroom Mondays

Pre-Convention Webinar #1: Hernan Castro with Desert Alchemist | Mushroom Mondays Hernan Castro is the alchemist behind Desert Alchemist – a Tucson, Arizona based company that makes mushroom extracts along with all sorts of other mushroom based products. Castro founded Desert Alchemist in 2017 after learning about the medicinal benefits of mushrooms in order to…

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