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Respect and Equality for All by Ramon Ramirez
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Ramon Ramirez, President of Pineros y Campesinos Unidos del Noroeste (PUNC.org) also known as the Northwestern Treeplanters and Farmworkers United was Keynote speaker at the June 17th 2013 University of Oregon Ethnic Studies commencement ceremony. Published on Jun 17, 2013

"Our work with farmers and immigrants is part of the larger goal to build a society based on respect and equality for all."
EarthSayer Ramon Rameriz
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The Water Used to Making Food by Grist
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Want to know how much water goes into your burger or beer? We compiled some data from several Water Footprint reports for your viewing pleasure. Published on Mar 6, 2015
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Salem Hemp Hearing Presentation by Edgar Winters
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Edgar Winters is Director of the Oregon Agriculture Food and Rural Consortium (OAFRC). Mr. Winters discusses the importance of Oregon's need to grow hemp now before the Oregon Department of Agriculture in January 2015. Published on Feb 11, 2015

Steve Elliott of Hemp News reported (February 12, 2015) Edgar Winters "has been issued the first state permit to grow industrial hemp. Mr. Winters and a nonprofit group of growers and activists plan a 25-acre hemp field this spring."

EarthSayer Edgar Winters
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Urban Fruit (Trailer) from Grist
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This powerful film explores the resurgence of urban farming in America’s cities. Three people as diverse as the city of Los Angeles are fighting to reclaim the skill that has been lost to the industrial food complex and reconnect people with the foods they eat every day. Rishi traded a promising career in Silicon Valley for growing food in his backyard. Ron started a movement by fighting the city for his right to grow food in the strip of land between his house and the street. Adam and Jenna, a young couple, are finding a way to grow their relationship together through urban farming. All across the country urban farming is growing as a harbinger of a larger global environmental movement. But it is special in Los Angeles.  Distributed FilmBuff for Grist.
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In 2014 Three Industrial Hemp Pioneers discuss What's Next
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This is a spirited interview with the pioneers of the U.S. Hemp Industry at the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance (CJTA/ACCC) National Hemp Convention, Hemp 2014: Paving the Way held November 16-19, 2014 in Delta Winnepeg.

It's a spirited conversation that should not be missed. 

 - Edgar Winters, interviewer, of the Oregon Agriculture & Food Rural Consortium (OAFRC)  and COO of Natural Good Medicines

- Anndrea Hermann, President of the Hemp Industries Association and a professor at Oregon State University. She addresses the steps necessary to building "a really solid legitimate industry" through Agronomy, the science and technology of producing and using plants for food, fuel, fibre, and land reclamation and emphasized, " while working with our partners and our colleagues around the world

- Doug Fine, " Everything I do as a journalist has a "sustainability and optimistic angle." A hemp  advocate, he references a community-based tri-cropping blueprint found in his book, Hemp Bound: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Next Agricultural Revolution.

EarthSayers Doug Fine; Anndrea Hermann; Edgar Winters
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2015 Oregon Industrial Hemp Hearings with Doug Fine
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Published on Jan 11, 2015

Video of resentstion  6th January 2015 in Salem, Oregon, USA by author. journalist and hemp advocate appearing before the Oregon Department of Agriculture. Produced by Barry Heidt.

EarthSayer Doug Fine
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Industrial Hemp Panel at Hempfest 2013
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Washington DC update of legislative action on industrial hemp by 5 activists, narrated by Doug McVay to include panelists: Steve Levine, Dave Seber, Adam Eidinger, David Bronner and David Pillar at Hemfest 2013.

EarthSayers David Bronner; Adam Eidinger; Dave Seber
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TN House Votes to Legalize Hemp by Jeremy Faison
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The Tennessee House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on March 31 to approve a bill directing the state's Department of Agriculture to set up a licensing program for people to legally grow hemp. The bill's sponsor, Cosby Republican Jeremy Faison, said the cannabis plant has a long history in American of being used for productive, beneficial uses. Faison noted that in the recent U.S. Farm Bill, signed by President Obama back in February, permission is granted for states to regulate hemp production and allow universities to study it. After the bill passed on an 88-5 vote, Faison handed products made from hemp to the chamber's leaders of both parties. Among the items were breakfast cereal, soap, cooking oil and twine. Published on Mar 31, 2014

EarthSayer Jeremy Faison
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Billion Dollar Crop - The history and advantages of hemp as an industrial fiber
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An Australian documentary from 1994 which brings to light the history, many uses of, conspiracy and smear campaign against, and the future of one of the planet's most versatile and potentially revolutionary plants: cannabis.
BILLION DOLLAR CROP shows how the recently developed, non-drug variety of hemp is being researched and cultivated internationally because of the plant's versatile qualities and environmental friendliness. This program takes the audience on a world tour from Australia to the United Kingdom, and from The Netherlands to France and the US. It illustrates how hemp is being cultivated as an industrial fiber for use as an alternative to wood for paper production, to cotton for clothes, and to plywood for construction. We all benefit, especially our forests and topsoil. Published on May 8, 2012

Produced with Michael Cordell and Jeffrey Bruer

Directed by Barbara Ann Chobocky

DVD available from Bull Frog Films.

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The Power of Hemp and its Uses
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A short film about the miracle plant called hemp. Get to know potentially the greatest land plant that could tremendously benefit humanity and the planet and find out why most hemp used in U.S. products is imported, not grown. Uploaded on Aug 1, 2010
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