Friends of Hemp Holiday Market & Party


Join Friends of Hemp (formerly Kentucky Hemp Research Foundation) and Kentucky Hemp Industries Association for a Hemp Holiday Market & Party at Rock House Brewing in Lexington for our Good Giving Challenge Fundraiser!

Attendees will be able to purchase local hemp products, drink hemp beer and support our mission of growing the industry through education and opportunity! Plus, live music by the Layed Back Country Pickers. Admission is free and the event is open to the public.

Become a Vendor

Your vendor fee will serve as a donation to Friends of Hemp and will be matched up to $10,000 by the Clark County Community Foundation. Vendors must bring their own table and materials.

Sign up to become a vendor by emailing:

Vendor fees:

For Profit Companies: $30

Non-Profit Companies: $15

($5 discount for KYHIA members)

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Become a Friend of Hemp by sponsoring our Hemp Holiday Market & Party. All sponsors will be able to have a booth at the event, logo on marketing materials and name listed on

Your sponsorship is a tax-deductible donation to Friends of Hemp that is matched up to $10,000 by the Clark County Community Foundation.

> Choose Your Sponsorship Level:

  • Platinum: $1,000
  • Gold: $500
  • Silver: $250
  • Bronze: $100

> Donate at:

> Donations benefit our goals for 2018 which are:

  • developing Core Content for classrooms
  • hosting our third-annual Hemp Foods Cook-Off
  • collaborating with industry organizations to improve marketability of hemp
  • hiring a part-time administrator
  • fundraising to publish a “Hemp Grower’s Guide”






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