First ever Hemp Festival coming to Austin, Minnesota this weekend

Gradi JordanSalt Lake City Medical Marijuana Examiner

“Prohibition is ending, and it’s time we embrace this change instead of fight it,” stated Deanna Jean, marijuana advocate and organizer of the first annual Austin Minnesota Hemp Festival which being held this weekend, September 15, 2013 from noon to 9 p.m. at the Bandshell Community Park (4th Street and 9th Place SW) in Austin, Minnesota.
Advocates and organizers such as Deanna Jean are billing the festival as a drug-free, family-friendly event with a mission to educate the importance and benefits of HEMP through educational speeches, arts and crafts demonstrations, food and music.
The festival will feature a variety of artists, including Joshua Whalen, JfRO with GTSound, Bartbarian with JRad, Space Brothers Anonymous, 420 Allstars & Manifesting Miracles Music Group, featuring King Fuji along with the Heart of Gold Band. Speakers scheduled for the festival include NORML Sensible Moms and Dads for Marijuana.
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