Now that hemp is federally legal, industry-related companies and organizations have free rein to promote themselves on social media. From photos of luscious emerald-filled farms on Instagram to a daily tips on Twitter, we’ve rounded up some of the best hemp social media accounts you should be following.
Click through the slideshow to read descriptions of each account, and see links to their accounts below.
Meet hemp’s latest use: hemptensils, which is cutlery made from petroleum-free hemp pellets composed of bast and hurd. Long Beach, Calif.-based GreenTek Packaging LLC is hoping to disrupt the plastic utensils market with its biodegradable version, which it features regularly on its Instagram account.
This family-owned CBD and CBG hemp farm based in Illinois features the cultivation process heavily on its page with photos from its 5-acre farm and its 4,000-square-foot greenhouse, along with regular photos of the Peck family and their dog in the fields.
Marguerite Bolt, a hemp extension specialist at Purdue University and regular contributor to Hemp Grower, regularly posts information about hemp on her Twitter account, from relevant news and events to her current research and pests she’s spotted in the fields.
This USDA-organic CBD product manufacturer stays active on its Twitter not just with business updates, but also with photos of its farm and products (and the occasional meme).
The Midwest Hemp Council regularly posts updates on its Twitter not just for those in the Midwest, but also for hemp growers across the country, from upcoming events (or those that were canceled due to coronavirus) to nationwide news.
Adams Independent Testing attempts to simplify the complex process of testing hemp for its cannabinoid content and contaminants. The North Dakota-based testing lab features regular testing tips on its page, like when to test and information about what is tested for, along with photos and bios of its employees.
This North Carolina-based CBD oil and hemp extract manufacturer features its production process “soil to oil” on its Instagram account, from photos of vivacious buds to videos of the extraction process.
This Black-owned hemp and CBD product retailer tends to take a full-grid approach on its Instagram account, where multiple photos create one larger photo like a puzzle. From flat lay photos of its products to colorful illustrations, this curated account creates a high-end feel that it aims for in its branding.
@eagle house botanicals
Among the first 20 farms to be permitted to grow hemp in South Carolina three years ago, this social media account features more than just the day-to-day in hemp cultivation. Before becoming a hemp farmer, owner Harlow Tighe spent 20 years as a photographer and multimedia artist in Italy, and his account regularly features life on the farm on the micro level, from up-close shots of praying mantises to detailed photos of crops and flowers.
Based on the coast of Maine, this organic CBD farm and product manufacturer regularly features stylized photos and videos of not only its flower and products, but also of its growers as well as their cane corso dog, Barbosa.
- @eagle house botanicals
Don't see your favorite hemp-related account in our compilation? Email Theresa Bennett at firstname.lastname@example.org for a chance to be featured in next month's social media roundup.