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Expansion of production

In order to fulfill on its promises to provide up to 20 small organic hemp farmers with $100K incomes from 2020’s harvest, Fat Pig Society is taking on the responsibility of attempting to increase its capacity to process that volume of material using their existing system. 2020’s proposed increase represents 10-20x increase over FPS’ 2019 volumes. FPS’ Operations (Scaling) FPS is working on techniques to increase their on-site extraction output by 300-400% ( and is…

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Expansion of Sales

In order to fulfill on its promises to provide up to 20 small organic hemp farmers with $100K incomes from 2020’s harvest, Fat Pig Society is taking on the responsibility of attempting to increase its retail and bulk sales to match this growth. 2020’s proposed increase represents 10-20x increase over FPS’ 2019 sales volumes and revenue. Bill shared his ideas about how FPS would increase its capacity this year. Bill envisions a strategy combining: 1)…

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CBD & “holistic health and wellness”

Bill and Iginia have each been using CBD for a decade to treat chronic pain problems. Our co-founding member John Long, who passed away from cancer in 2017, used high doses of CBD to treat his pain and related conditions. FPS is proud to report we have given away thousands of jars of CBD–about 30% of our total production, as a norm. We know countless individuals have benefitted and have become loyal customers through this…

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Why FPS Wants a Producers COOP

According to USDA statistics, the average age of farmers continues to rise, while farm incomes continue to decline. In Colorado and across the U.S., the phrase “succession crisis” indicates that many farms are at risk of being lost forever unless there is some way to make farms more profitable. Organic farms face additional economic barriers and are thus often further marginalized.  Fat Pig Society is a worker-owned co-op and “research and development think tank,” incubating…

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The Path to Certified Hemp Varieties

This year, across the U.S., most farmers who try help will get burned. Half of what was planted this year is likely to not be harvested. This is due to lots of bad actors in that space, and few protections for farmers. Indeed: many hemp operations in the U.S. now have been funded through illegitimate means (“briefcases full of cash,” which Bill himself has been approached with numerous times by unscrupulous individuals). And there is…

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The business model

FPS is exclusively interested in organic farming, and therefore, in targeting their ultra-organic, “clean” “whole plant” product to the LOHAS market (Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability). By maintaining rigorous organic standards for the crop as well as the finished product, FPS boasts the highest quality for taste in the industry. The LOHAS sector also highly values the social impacts of their purchases and when given a choice between purchasing from farmers who need the money…

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Best Way to Grow Organic CBD-Rich Hemp

Learn about sustainable agriculture and why it matters when it comes to producing organic CBD-rich Hemp oil.  There is so much more that goes into crafting CBD oil than most people realize. The best CBD oil comes from the best Hemp, and the best Hemp is cultivated organically. This article discusses the best cultivation methods for growing organic CBD-rich Hemp plants and why it matters when it comes to making CBD oil.  CBD-Rich Genetics  The…

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Best Way to Grow Organic CBD-Rich Hemp

Learn about sustainable agriculture and why it matters when it comes to producing organic CBD-rich Hemp oil.  There is so much more that goes into crafting CBD oil than most people realize. The best CBD oil comes from the best Hemp, and the best Hemp is cultivated organically. This article discusses the best cultivation methods for growing organic CBD-rich Hemp plants and why it matters when it comes to making CBD oil.

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CBD-Rich Genetics

The key to producing a high-quality hemp crop starts with plant genetics. There are many different varieties, or strains, of Hemp.   Each unique variety of Hemp produces a particular profile of compounds including cannabinoids, flavonoids, and terpenes. And some types of Hemp produce higher concentrations of CBD or cannabidiol than others.   Our CBD-rich Hemp genetics were hand-selected for their High-CBD and terpene-rich profile. That means our Hemp produces higher amounts of CBD in…

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Living Soil for CBD-rich Hemp

Cultivating any plant, such as Hemp, will affect the soil, and whether it’s grown indoors or outdoor, CBD-rich Hemp needs living soil full of healthy microorganisms, minerals, and nutrients.   We cultivate living soil on our Hemp farm by leveraging nature’s natural processes in what’s known as, Biodynamics. Biodynamics is a type of regenerative agriculture that focuses on sustainability.   By utilizing organic composting methods and maintaining a 100% organic-only policy in our soil we’re…

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