Developing Industrial Hemp Markets and Supply Chains: An Educational Series

August 14, 2021, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
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Developing Industrial Hemp Markets and Supply Chains: An Educational Series

Developing Industrial Hemp Markets and Supply Chains: An Educational Series
  • Date: August 14, 2021. Rain date: August 15.
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
  • Location: Stroud Water Research Center, 970 Spencer Road, Avondale, PA 19311. (Please note this event is NOT taking place at Natural Lands’ Stroud Preserve in West Chester.)
  • Cost: Free

Please Join Us for a Day of Hemp Fiber and Grain Discussions

Presented by: Hemp-Alternative
Hosted by: Stroud Water Research Center


Fiber and Grain Field Tour and Lectures

  • Farming Fiber and Grain
  • Environmental Testing: Soil and Water Health


Local food truck selection available for purchase.

Auditorium Lectures

  • Begin With the End in Mind
  • Fiber Market Development and Relative CBD Consumer Behavior
  • Cooking With High-Protein Hemp and Sample Tastings
  • Sustainable Product Development
  • Processing Needs
  • Sourcing Quality Seed


Cynthia Petrone-Hudock
CEO, Hemp-Alternative

Guest Speakers

Jason T. Crook, MBA
Assistant Teaching Professor, DEC Course Coordinator, and Coordinator of External Programs, Thomas Jefferson University
Dave Arscott, Ph.D.
Executive Director, President, Research Scientist, Stroud Water Research Center
Jessica DeLuise, MHS, PA-C, CCMS
Physician Assistant, Culinary Medicine Specialist, TV Host, On Guest Expert, @thewellnesskitchenista
Jamie Hicks
Director of Cultivation, Hemp-Alternative; Co-Owner, Hicks Brothers, LLC
Brian George, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Engineering, Director of Engineering Programs, Coordinator of Graduate Engineering and Technical Textiles Programs, School of Design and Engineering, Thomas Jefferson University
Terry Moran
Vice President of Production and Operations, International Hemp
Alyssa Collins, Ph.D.
Associate Research Professor, Director, Southeast Agricultural Research and Extension Center, The Pennsylvania State University
Ronald Kander, Ph.D.
Dean of Kanbar College of Design, Engineering, and Commerce, and Associate Provost for Applied Research, Thomas Jefferson University; Chair, Pennsylvania Industrial Hemp Steering Committee

Questions? Contact Cynthia Petrone-Hudock,, 610-742-2572.

Stroud Water Research Center

970 Spencer Road
Avondale, PA 19311 United States
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