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Symposium at Henry Clay Estate celebrates history, promotes benefits of industrial hemp


The Henry Clay Memorial Foundation and Kentucky Hempsters will host Henry Clay’s Hemp Symposium on Saturday, June 11 from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate to celebrate national Hemp History Week and formally unveil the industrial hemp demonstration plot facilitated by the University of Kentucky and United Hemp Industries.

The symposium is open to the public and will include historical speakers, hemp advocates, and those involved with the current hemp revival in Kentucky. Local vendors will also be present throughout the day with hemp products, samples and information for those interested in getting involved with the Kentucky industry.

Hemp Symposium at Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate to Celebrate  Hemp History and Promote Benefits of Industrial Hemp  (Photo Provided)

Hemp Symposium at Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate to Celebrate
Hemp History and Promote Benefits of Industrial Hemp
(Photo Provided)

The day will culminate in a five-course dinner reserved for 75 made with hemp ingredients sponsored by Hemp Foods America and prepared by Chef Jeremy Ashby at Azur Restaurant Group.

Reservations start at $50 per person and include the hemp-infused meal along with two adult hemp beverages (ages 21 and up) and a hemp tote bag full of hemp products and materials donated by Kentucky Hempsters and Hemp History Week sponsors.

Henry Clay’s Hemp Symposium is sponsored by Bluebird Botanicals and is part of the 7th Annual Hemp History Week, a national grassroots education campaign taking place from June 6-12, 2016 to renew federal support for hemp farming in the United States.

For more information and to RSVP to Henry Clay’s Dining Experience call (859) 266-8581 or visit www.henryclay.org.

From Henry Clay Estates Communications


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