Hemp Flower and Leaf for CBD Medicine 

In June 2018, Health Canada informed all Industrial Hemp Licence Holders that we are allowed to harvest leaf, bud and flower material from our hemp plants, rather than being required to destroy these parts as was the past requirement.

We were expecting this change, and for the past four years Good Seed hemp has been moving our production model towards hand cultivation with less reliance on mechanization. We plant our hemp in widely spaced rows, use drip irrigation, and thin out 90% of the male plants leading up to the harvest. As a result, we are increasing our yields and our quality of seed, fiber and flower is perfect for CBD medecine.

As an Aboriginal-owned company, we at Good Seed Hemp believe that good medicine is grown and harvested in a way that is in balance with nature and with our traditions.

All of the plants we grow are hand cut, and hung upside down to cure-dry out of the sun, in a traditional process that takes 1 – 3 weeks. We hand-thresh the plants to separate the flower and leaf parts from the nutritious seed in a traditional indigenous hemp cultivation method. 

The resulting flower and leaf has an amazing aroma, and wonderful green color of a plant that has been able to complete its life cycle. This hemp flower product contains levels of CBD making it suitable for medicinal products.

We’ve had time to assess the marketplace in the USA and in Canada for CBD products and know a great deal about what is considered fair trade for our hemp flower.

We are aware that CBD retails for anywhere between 10 – 20 cents per MG, with an average dose for an adult being 20 MG per day. As farmers of high quality Canadian hemp medicine, we believe that a fair starting price for our flower is around 2 cents per MG of CBD. As well, we need to consider a price for the other trace cannabinoids such as CBG, CBN, CBV and CBC. This starting price point is needed for small hemp farms to create good medicine and employ people with living wages, while being able to expand our visions and practices of regenerative, permaculture-inspired traditional agriculture. Please contact us if you're interested in purchasing some of our hemp flower for use in CBD products.

Health Canada has clearly stated that we Hemp Cultivation Licence Holders can only sell our flower to Licenced Producers (LPs) or Licenced Dealers (LDs) after October 17th. In preparation for this date, we are actively reaching out to any LP or LD that would like to talk to us about moving forward with a shared vision of empowering small farms with traditional, fair-trade, permaculture-inspired land management strategies and fair-trade economic relations.

We are excited about what a Fair-Trade model of production could look like in Canada, and believe strongly that hand-harvested CBD products, in keeping with traditional plant medicine ethics, will make the most powerful and effective medicine for the people.

If you are an Aboriginal Nation or Individual, or a settler farmer or gardener who resonates with traditional plant medicine ethics, and has an interest in growing hemp for this purpose, please let us know. We are located on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada. We are interested in helping to grow the CBD market in Canada with other like-minded growers producing via similar first nations-inspired hemp cultivation methods. 

The flower and leaf on hemp plants contain a wide range of phytonutrients called Cannabinoids and Terpenes.

Lab tests have shown our flower to contain CBD, CBG, CBN, CBC, CBV and numerous terpenes, including pinene, limonene, beta-caryophylene and myrcene. These compounds interact with our central nervous system via the Endocannabinoid system and may help relieve anxiety, inflammation, inflammatory pain, insomnia, tremors and even epilepsy. The endocannabinoid system in our body is the same system that absorbs THC; the prevalent phytonutrient in Cannabis (Marijuana) that gets people high. Hemp must contain less than .3% THC to be considered hemp, and ours tests at .1%. We're confident that our indigenous hemp production methods yield the highest quality hemp flower for CBD medicine in Canada.