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Reader’s Digest / The Healthy
How One Woman Used CBD Oil to Sleep Better and Beat Insomnia
By Charlotte Hilton Andersen
May 18, 2020

Anxiety and insomnia often go hand-in-hand—each brings out the worst in the other, and it’s nearly impossible to get rid of one without dealing with the other one first.

Anxiety is one of the most common causes of insomnia; worrying leads to sleep problems, and yet having problems sleeping can cause a lot of anxiety.

This was exactly the situation Laura Dobratz, 31, from Minneapolis, recently found herself in, after dealing with severe insomnia for years… Read More.

Men’s Health
The 2021 CBD Awards
By Vanessa Powell
March 1, 2021

CBD is everywhere you look. You couldn’t escape it if you tried. As research on the topic continues to unfold, more entrepreneurs are hopping on this trend, meaning there is no end in sight. CBD can be found in mints, pillows, hot sauce, and even dog treats (woof!). The overwhelming hype over CBD makes it nearly impossible to decide what’s right for you. We put hundreds of products to the test and have narrowed it down to our top 25 that help with stress, sleep, skin, pain, and mood. The science behind it all can seem confusing, but it’s important to understand, even a little before you dive into the world of CBD…Read More.

Organic Grower
Pioneering Organic Hemp
March, 2021

Blue Forest Farms Creates A Community Around The Surging industry of Organic Hemp Production

What began as a small hemp start up has turned into a 150-acre hemp producer on a mission to spread the word about the benefits of hemp.

Blue Forest Farms is an organic hemp farm located in Longmont, Colorado, with. aretail line and orgional seed and genetics program. The farm also provides extraction and processing services as well as white label services… Read More

CNN
These hemp farmers are making a killing on the CBD industry
April 10, 2019

Blue Forest Farms used to grow hundreds of acres of kale, squash and pumpkins. But it has since switched its focus to a different cash crop: hemp.

The farm, which is located in Erie, Colorado, has dedicated 150 acres to growing hemp so far – and it’s still planting. “We’re now expanding it to 1,000 acres,” said McKenzie Mann, Blue Forest’s production manager.

About 500 acres will come from land previously used to grow kale and squash…Read More

The Know: Denver Post
5 great Colorado gifts for 2020 holiday shopping: Music, books, cannabis and more
December 4, 2020

Colorado chains such as The Green Solution, Native Roots and Lightshade offer curated in-store purchases, but home-delivery subscriptions and gift packages abound in the form of CBD wellness products (see Longmont’s Blue Forest Farms for the latter; bffhemp.com) and lifestyle gifts (oils, skin-care products, dog treats, etc.)… Read More

Dope Magazine
Hemp Hemp Hooray for Blue Forest Farms: Local Farm Partners with the Colorado Hemp Project
September 6, 2017

It was a morning in late June, around 5:30am, sunrise just approaching the horizon as I took off from Denver and headed north up I-25 for a much-anticipated visit to Blue Forest Farms. This wasn’t your typical tour through a local farm—this family farm is special, and has dedicated 25 acres of their land to team up with the Colorado Hemp Project! My early morning visit was planned so I would arrive around the same time as the farmers and transplanting team, and be able to watch them place plants that were about 8-10 inches in height into the fertile land. The beaming sun made for warm conditions, hence their work hours of 6am to noon…Read More

Elevation Outdoors
Hot Gear Trends For The Coming Year
February 17, 2021

Cannabinoids are the active compounds in cannabis that give the plant its kick when smoked or ingested. We know you know what THC is (okay, kids, it’s the psychoactive substance) and CBD, a cannabinoid that aids in easing anxiety and soothing inflammation (and which is legal in 48 states when derived from hemp and containing 0.3% or less THC) is in everything from lip balm to chocolate these days. CBN is the up and coming legal cannabinoid and Blue Forest mixed it with CBD in this oil that can help you get rest the night before a big outdoor activity or a stressful day sheltered at home. $65;… Read More

 

Hemp Market Report
Product Review Blue Forest Farms
March 1, 2021

What Makes This Brand Unique: Blue Forest Farms, which refers lovingly to itself as BFF, is a CBD focused wellness brand based out of Colorado. Not sounding so unique yet?

Get this: each of BFF’s products is colored and numbered to signal a spot on the spectrum between CBD isolate (#1) to whole plant extract (#5). With this unique system, customers know what type of CBD is used in each formula at a glance. Furthermore, users can be sure to find a CBD product that suits almost every ailment they encounter in daily life… Read More

 

Daily Dot
22 Valentine’s Day gifts for your stoner sweetheart
Feb 9, 2021
By Marisa Losciale

February 14 is all about love and the Valentine’s Day gifts you choose to give should reflect that. So what if I told you that you could easily gift the one you love something that they love? Stoner Valentine’s Day gift ideas aren’t exactly rocket science, but giving them something they don’t already have? Yeah, that’s where things get sticky.

Go on, wipe the kief off your fingers and get your credit card ready. Because listed below you’ll find some pretty damn unique Valentine’s Day weed gift ideas for stonersRead More.

Emerald Magazine
4 Organic Hemp Products from BFF that Soothe the Mind and Body
February 2021

Your favorite number might become your new BFF. This week I reviewed CBD products from the Blue Forest Farms (BFF) hemp company, which has been growing cannabis for more than 40 years on their own 200 acre farm in Colorado. Their mission is to share hemp with the world, and allow everyone to experience its benefits and allow everyone to experience its benefits.Read More.

Project Hatch
How We Started Our Organically Grown, High-CBD Hemp Strains Farm
October 2020

The hemp industry really resonated with me [Trina]. The more organic, back to your roots lifestyle. We truly believe hemp changes every industry and has the power to heal the world. There’s this momentum, hustle and energy that everyone starts to feel when they work with the plant. It’s super powerful. When I was first getting started, I met the largest certified organic produce farmer in Colorado. We talked and once he was on board, I knew this was it… Read More

Emerald Magazine
Blue Forest Farm’s Zach Dorsett on Importance of Social Equity
February 2021

Blue Forest Farms (BFF) is a Colorado-based company that grows their own organic hemp. They have been growing cannabis for over 40 years, and they offer not only products for consumers, but for other hemp growers as well. They offer a wide variety of hemp seeds, and even informational videos on how to grow hemp and expand your business… Read More.

Out Front Magazine
Holiday Highs

The industry is currently a bit overrun by CBD companies. Everywhere you look, a legal-in-50-states CBD company is offering cannabis oil to soothe all types of aches and pains. Break out of the norm with some of Blue Forest Farms’ amazing products. From hemp gummies to hemp pills, pet CBD tincture to pet treats, Blue Forest Farms has a little bit of everything. To learn more, go to blueforestfarms.com... Read More

Ministry of Hemp
Best CBD For Sleep: Better Sleep Through CBD & CBN Products
December 21, 2020

Ministry of Hemp selected some of the best CBD-infused products to help you get to sleep. 

Lots of people struggle with getting to sleep, or staying asleep. While insomnia was already sadly commonplace, some reports suggest that worry over the COVID-19 pandemic is making it much harder to sleep

CBD is becoming one of the most popular over-the-counter, natural solutions to this problem, for lots of people. Finding the best CBD products for sleep is easier said than done, however, with so many options to choose from. We picked from some of our favorite CBD brands to create this guide to getting a better night’s sleep with CBD…Read More

The Single Mom Tribe
Perseverance: Beginning Again and the Healing Power of Hemp with Trina Johnson
August, 2020

Trina Johnson is a Co-Founder of Blue Forest Farms and BFF Hemp, and she too is a Single Mom; she took the time to sit down with us and have a very transparent conversation surrounding many of the issues at play today. Trina broke into the Cannabis industry, as it was emerging becoming legalized, as a Colorado native it made sense; she saw this as a one and a lifetime opportunity to pave the way in world change. Cannabis has a very dark history and many people (of color) are still behind bars for their relationship to the plant, embodying an undeniably powerful energy and an abundance of healing properties, Blue Forest Farms has built their business structure around inclusivity. Trina believes that Hemp is the answer, and it will influence every industry out there and benefit the ways in which we live…Read/Listen More.

Future Cannabis Project
The Ultimate THC-Free Cannabis Gift Guide
December, 2020

Blue Forest Farms is a minority-owned hemp company with a sustainable focus. They’re registered with the Colorado Department of Agriculture, and all of their industrial hemp products are grown using safe, organic farming practices. This attention to compliance and safety separates them from the sea of hemp companies today. They offer a wonderful array of hemp-based products, including face serum, soothing lotion, gummies, and even dog treats!…Read More

Tropicult
Did You Take Your CBD Today?
By M. Dorsett
April 23, 2019

How did we get to the place where so many people are addicted to drugs that are so bad for you? From a biological perspective, the act of forming an addiction involves the reward pathways in your brain. For example, activities that release a dopamine response have a high rate of addiction. Think falling in love, adrenaline rush sports, and, of course, drugs and alcohol.

Drugs like opioids elicit a powerful dopamine response in the brain. When you know that, it’s easier to understand how we got to the place where so many people are addicted to opioids… Read More.

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