The Illinois Hemp Growers Association (IHGA) is set to celebrate its 5-Year Anniversary, which includes the 2nd annual Disc Golf Tournament. The 5-Year Anniversary and Disc Golf Tournament is scheduled for 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30.
Chapel Hill Golf Course and Event Center, located at 12927 Co. Road 26 in Princeton, is set to host the event. Tickets include tournament, lunch, cart rental, and raffle ticket. The event is open to the public. Prizes of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be awarded. Registration is required.
IHGA also is hosting the Future of Hemp in Illinois event in which members will discuss the controversy surrounding D-8 products, the Farm Bill, and other industry insights. The Future of Hemp in Illinois is set for 6-8 p.m. at 6730 West, 6733 175th Street in Tinley Park. Sept. 15. Participants must be members to attend. Join here to become a member. The discussion will discuss “state and federal legislation, regulation efforts, industry outlooks, and how to get involved.”
Founded in 2018, the Illinois Hemp Growers Association is a women-led benefit corporation supported by the sponsorship, donations, and dues of over 1,000 grassroots members. The IHGA educates producers and consumers while representing the industry’s best interests in Springfield and throughout Illinois.
Rachel Berry, founder and CEO, stated on the IHGA website, “Our goal is to build the resources and relationships necessary to grow a sustainable and equitable hemp industry. The IHGA achieves its goal through public education, consultation and service, working with legislators and statewide media on the issues, and volunteerism.”
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