Charlotte’s Internet is not only a identify—it is a motion, and we’re grateful to observe it develop and broaden as we do. As an organization, we care deeply for our complete group. From our farms, to our farmers, to the folks utilizing our merchandise, we attempt to assist the well being and wellness for individuals who profit from the useful properties of hemp. Each step of the best way, we trudge ahead with one purpose in thoughts: “to higher the planet and the folks residing upon it.” None of which might be potential with out our devoted farmers, who share our mission and have a tendency to our crops.
Spring and early summer season on the farm is among the busiest seasons and our group of farmers and cultivators work endlessly in our fields and greenhouses to arrange for planting.
We visited our farm in Jap Colorado to introduce our household of shoppers to a few of the hardworking people within the agricultural business. These 4 farmers – Chris, Andy, Dusty and Ray, are all from Jap Colorado, they usually all favor Springtime on the farm. Right here is a bit more about what makes them tick and their favourite half about farming Charlotte’s Internet Hemp!
Chris has been farming most of his life and has been with Charlotte’s Internet for one yr. Spring is his favourite time on the farm as a result of “planting is all the time enjoyable.” He loves working exterior after which experiencing the rewarding work on the finish of harvest as a result of it’s a good feeling of accomplishment whenever you do all of it. To him, Charlotte’s Internet Hemp means “serving to folks, making renewable assets, and simply making our Earth just a little extra inexperienced than it’s proper now.” Chris loves working at Charlotte’s Internet as a result of, as he says it’s “fairly wonderful what the merchandise do and it will probably actually change the world.”
Andy has been engaged on a farm just about his complete life and with Charlotte’s Internet for a couple of yr. He stated that there are such a lot of elements he loves about being a farmer, but when he needed to pinpoint one, it might be the “concept of serving to folks and producing one thing that everybody can devour. He echoes a sentiment you’ll hear whenever you converse to anybody on the Charlotte’s Internet group: “I work for Charlotte’s Internet as a result of I actually imagine within the concept of what we do.” Andy continued by including, “Charlotte’s Internet means the concept of a greater high quality of life.”
For Dusty who has been farming for 5 years, three of which have been with Charlotte’s Internet, his favourite time on the farm is the spring planting season. He elaborates, “since you’re beginning one thing new.” His second favourite time is harvest. Dusty loves being a farmer as a result of he thrives when engaged on nature’s deadlines as a substitute of deadlines pushed in a extra conventional workplace setting and enjoys the surprising elements of farming. His progressive spirit and curiosity gently reveals when he grins explaining that the challenges farmers face permit them to vary their strategies and adapt to how they strategy sure obstacles.
A face you hear rather a lot about in the event you’ve been studying our weblog for a while is Ray. He has been farming his complete life and joined Charlotte’s Internet in 2014, the identical yr we began rising exterior. Ray loves being part of the Charlotte’s Internet household as a result of it’s an thrilling business to be working in. He enjoys the challenges of farming a crop that has re-emerged as part of the American panorama and can inform anybody who asks: “nice issues can come from the merchandise we create.” As a result of it’s a newer business…it’s a brand new mind-set for Ray who’s accountable for most of the improvements on our farms permitting us to produce sufficient hemp to satisfy the wants of People across the nation who’re searching for plant-based wellness. Spring time is Ray’s favourite time to farm as a result of it’s “the start of recent crops, new life, new season, and new yr”… however to him, all of the seasons “are actually good.”
We’ll must test again with Ray, Dusty, Andy and Chris as the times begin getting longer and hotter to study how their groups hand-tend the fields and what challenges are protecting them on their toes as our 2019 hemp crops develop towards harvest season.