Hemp Up North

“There’s CBD coming from Europe, some stuff coming from California, but nothing from Maine…”

Hemp Up North documents Wild Folk Farm, a CBD hemp and rice farm in Benton Maine. The film focuses on Ben Rooney (Colby College ’10), the owner and founder of the farm. In Rooney’s interview, he discusses the medical benefits of CBD, its potential use, and his experience growing hemp in the state of Maine. This documentary investigates the medical hemp industry in Maine in a range of ways, from the growth process to the legal process.

Film by  Stephan Chaikovsky and Luke Ferrarone

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