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Charlotte's Web Joins Forces With 40-Acre Cooperative to Provide Black Farmers With Resources to Grow Hemp

Charlotte’s Web, Inc. is doubling down on its “Ten Commitments to Black Lives” by equipping Black farmers with resources. On Feb. 25, Charlotte’s Web, the world’s most trusted hemp brand and a certified B Corp launched, “Seeding Our Future, Together,” a mentorship program geared toward Black hemp farmers and leaders. In a press release, the company announced that it’s partnering with 40-acre Cooperative, a rapidly growing organization with over 50 farmer members across seven states. Their goal is to reverse the staggering underrepresentation of Black farmers, scientists, businesspeople and leaders in the hemp industry. “Greater diversity in our company and in the hemp industry may not happen swiftly, but working together with The 40-acre Co-op on our new ‘Seeding Our Future, Together’ mentor program is a way to move forward by sharing our knowledge, our science, and our cultivation expertise with Black farmers and other agricultural leaders in the black community,” said Deanie...

Feb 25, 2021