Kentucky Hempsters and Vote Hemp offer hemp education at Mighty Kindness event in Louisville

Updated: Jan 19, 2019

Hoot & Hemp!

On Saturday, April 11, 2015, Kentucky Hempsters set up a hemp education booth at the 8th Annual Mighty Kindness Earth Day Hoot in Louisville, Kentucky. This was the first official Kentucky Hempsters event promoting Hemp History Week and the Kentucky hemp industry.

Kentucky Hempsters co-founder Kirstin Bohnert speaking to local law enforcement about hempcrete and hemp insulation at the Mighty Kindess Earth Day Hoot in Louisville on April 15, 2015.

The Mighty Kindness Earth Day Hoot brings together regional services for the body, soul, heart and mind that make the commonwealth more rooted and kind. It is a free community unity festival offering local food, music, art, green businesses, neighborhood & social justice organizations, all sorts of Art, fun for kids, the healing arts, The Spirit Walk, Free Educational Workshops, Massage-a-thon, Movement Circle, Aerial Artists, Mighty Kind Second Line Parades, Community Jam & Drum Circle, over 200 Booths and more.

Colleen Sauve, National Outreach Coordinator for Vote Hemp, joined Kentucky Hempsters from Tennessee to host a hemp workshop and assist at the booth. "We're so excited to be partnering with national organizations to help promote industrial hemp, not only in Kentucky, but across the United States," said Kentucky Hempsters co-founder, Alyssa Erickson.

We're thankful for all of those who came together and helped with this event - Colleen and Eric. We also appreciate Hemp History Week, Vote Hemp, the Hemp Industries Association and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture for providing us with materials and information to distribute.

If you're interested in hosting a Hemp History Week event and having us attend, please contact us at We will be hosting and attending events throughout the year and would love to be a part of yours. Be sure to subscribe to our email list to receive updates on upcoming events.

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