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Expansion of production

Expansion of production

In order to fulfill on its promises to provide up to 20 small organic hemp farmers with $100K incomes from…
Expansion of Sales

Expansion of Sales

In order to fulfill on its promises to provide up to 20 small organic hemp farmers with $100K incomes from…
CBD & “holistic health and wellness”

CBD & “holistic health...

Bill and Iginia have each been using CBD for a decade to treat chronic pain problems. Our co-founding member John…
Why FPS Wants a Producers COOP

Why FPS Wants a...

According to USDA statistics, the average age of farmers continues to rise, while farm incomes continue to decline. In Colorado…
The Path to Certified Hemp Varieties

The Path to Certified...

This year, across the U.S., most farmers who try help will get burned. Half of what was planted this year…
The business model

The business model

FPS is exclusively interested in organic farming, and therefore, in targeting their ultra-organic, “clean” “whole plant” product to the LOHAS…
THE NEED FOR A CBD PRODUCERS COOPERATIVE

THE NEED FOR A...

We intend to accomplish our mission through eventually offering our existing “fat pig” model (a demonstration of the economic potential…
Fat Pig Society-  NO MORE FARMER RIP OFF

Fat Pig Society- NO...

We believe strongly in cooperative practices and the cooperative business model. “Farmers gets a penny, store gets a dollar” is…
$100K incomes + organic hemp for CBD: a“fat pig” is born

$100K incomes + organic...

In 2014 John Long and Bill Althouse independently reached out by phone and email to all 100+ Colorado certified organic…
THE AGREEMENT

THE AGREEMENT

FPS is willing to offer this deal, which is several ways far superior to anything out there in the market,…
Ethic of offering the clones upfront

Ethic of offering the...

Bill Althouse believes in the ethic of his 15 year experience at the Santa Fe farmers market. There was a…
THE OFFER

THE OFFER

FPS is offering up to 5,000 clones per farmer (enough for roughly two acres) for no upfront cost and no…
SUPPORT TOWARD INCUBATING A COLORADO ORGANIC FARMERS CO-OP

SUPPORT TOWARD INCUBATING A...

We intend to accomplish our mission through eventually offering our existing “fat pig” model (a demonstration of the economic potential…
FROM FAT PIG SOCIETY

FROM FAT PIG SOCIETY

We believe strongly in cooperative practices and the cooperative business model. “Farmers gets a penny, store gets a dollar” is…
ECONOMIC COOPERATION

ECONOMIC COOPERATION

The market is ripe for a vertically integrated approach. Unlike conventional agricultural products that need to get into grocery stores,…
THE GAP

THE GAP

Farmers, as usual, are getting ripped off. Farmers are now only offered less than $10 per pound for hemp flowers…
THE MARKET

THE MARKET

USDA issued guidelines last month. The state of Colorado will soon submit its custom state regulatory plan (which the Colorado…