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Our Soil to Oil Process

In our very first Minny Talks video, Minny Grown founder Zach Rohr walks through a brief description of our proven Soil to Oil process. Our unique approach to hemp extraction and the crafting of full-spectrum CBD products in this way allows us to maintain direct oversight and ensure quality throughout each step of our process. We provide true craft and small-batch CBD you can trust. Stay tuned to the blog and be sure to subscribe

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The Minny Grown Story

In this blog our founder, Zach Rohr, writes and reflects on the origins of Minny Grown and his connection to the Minnesota community.  Made in Minnesota  Minnesota has always been my home. I was born and raised in the small town of Hastings where I went to high school and now live. I have always had aspirations to succeed and to make a positive impact on the others around me. I was fortunate enough to

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What is CBD?

Our most common question: What is CBD? CBD comes from the hemp plant. It stands for Cannabidiol, a phytocannabinoid (organic compound) that is naturally produced in nearly all species of cannabis plants.  Contrary to popular belief, CBD does not cause the intoxication or euphoria that comes from marijuana. While hemp and marijuana are both varieties of the cannabis plant, they are not the same. It is THC in marijuana, not CBD in hemp, that produces

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Why is Minnesota Ideal for Hemp Cultivation?

Minnesota: A Rising North Star in the Hemp Industry  When you sit back and think about all of the geographical locations that may be suitable for hemp cultivation, Minnesota isn’t likely on your list. However, the deeper you dive into the expansive hemp world, the more you’ll learn about its tenacity and ability to thrive in a wide range of environments. We’ve come a long way over the years, and you’re now able to shop

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A Look at the Endocannabinoid System

The endocannabinoid system (ECS) is a complicated and unique cell-signaling system that plays a crucial role in the ways our brains and bodies regulate certain functions and processes.  This system was only recently discovered in the 1990s by scientists studying the effects of cannabis. Since its discovery, the endocannabinoid system has been heavily researched for its effect on bodily homeostasis. What’s bodily homeostasis? Well, think of it as your body’s ability to respond to various

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How Do Terpenes Affect CBD Products?

Terpenes play an important role in your hemp CBD products — but do you know what that role is? Well, terpenes are the reason why your CBD products have a unique smell or taste — and is likely the reason why some products work, and why many don’t.  But let’s break this down a little further.  Terpenes are organic molecules that many plants produce. You experience these molecules every day, as they’re the reason for

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What is the Entourage Effect?

While researching various CBD products, you may have stumbled across a rather interesting phrase: the entourage effect.  So, what exactly does this mean?  Well, the long and the short of it boils down to how various parts of the hemp plant actually have a synergistic relationship with one another, which can affect how the brain and the body respond. So, when we’re looking at full spectrum CBD oil extracted from hemp — the entourage effect

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5 Delicious Ways to Use CBD Products

The CBD market is booming — which means that new and inventive ways to harness the benefits of this product are coming out every day.  What Exactly is CBD?  For the CBD veterans, some of this information may be old news, but we have plenty of helpful information for the newcomer. You may be asking yourself, “What is CBD, and Why Does it Work?.” CBD, otherwise known as cannabidiol, is a plant-derived chemical that is

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High CBD Extracts May Become Useful to the Treatment of COVID-19 – Says Canadian Researchers

There is some interesting research being done on high CBD extracts and COVID-19. What’s the gist? Researchers at the University of Lethbridge in Canada concluded that preliminary data suggests that high CBD extracts may become a useful addition to the treatment of COVID-19, and an excellent generally recognized as safe therapy.  Before we break down this compelling cannabis study coming out of Canada, there is no denying that more research needs to be done. Minny

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History of Cannabis Use and Cultivation

Humankind has been cultivating plants for their medicinal and structural components for centuries. In fact, Cannabis is one of the world’s oldest cultivation successes. Evidence of Cannabis utilization by humans can be traced back to as early as 4000 B.C., where ancestral hemp plants were used by the ancient Chinese for fibers, strings, ropes, textiles, and paper. As the Chinese continued to cultivate and cross-breed ancient Cannabis plants to fit their material needs, they ultimately

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