Dr. Sanjun Gu is a horticulture specialist at North Carolina A&T University. He's also one of the leaders of NC A&T's Industrial Hemp Task Force, which is looking to help farmers across the state grow cannabis.
Spenga, a gym based out of the Triangle, remained closed throughout quarantine, like its peers. But it has just reopened. Contributor Mike Costello has attended their their top-notch, new post-COVID classes.
In the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, northeast of Linville, sits one of the states' most popular tourist destinations. Grandfather Mountain, with its peak at 5,946 feet above sea level, is a true North Carolina gem. It contains some of the oldest geologic formations on earth and has nearly unmatched biodiversity.
Gilliam says that this vertical integration has helped her carve out a niche as a purveyor of high-quality "seed to bottle" hemp products. She says that customers appreciate the transparency of the process.