Forest Farming in Southern Appalachia

For a number of years, I have been working with permaculture techniques, expanding my personal farming experience for self-sufficiency and natural homeostasis. It started with little things like helping some indigenous medicinal plants on my property thrive better in the locations I found them. Then, I started planting medicinal and edibles for future use; things such as pawpaw, plantain, blackberry,… Read More »Forest Farming in Southern Appalachia

Georgia’s Confusing Hemp Rules are Undermining the Industry

In September, all licensed Georgia hemp farmers and processors received an email stating public comments were open for changes to the 2022 hemp rules. The Department of Agriculture gave examples of the proposed changes, and offered until middle October for anyone to make comments on the rules. Below are my comments on the current rules, and my perspective on positive… Read More »Georgia’s Confusing Hemp Rules are Undermining the Industry

Regulations Suffocating Georgia Hemp Farmers

My passion for hemp and CBD started nearly a decade ago. The experience of watching CBD help my son come back from near death, related to a vaccine injury which led to a rare immune disorder called dermatomyositis, opened my eyes to how important cannabis is for the human body. The fairly recent discovery of the endocannabinoid system, and it’s role in the human body, is shedding a light on how important cannabis can be important for the immune system.

Harassed for Hemp Farming in Georgia

On a beautiful Thursday afternoon (July 22, 2021) I heard a helicopter over my property for an extended amount of time. Considering I’m a licensed hemp farmer I assumed they were checking my plot, or maybe doing some basic training to help identify cannabis from the air.  When I submitted my license paperwork with the Georgia department of agriculture it’s… Read More »Harassed for Hemp Farming in Georgia

The Creation of The Archaic Farmstead

The Archaic Farmstead is a manifestation of years of work and experience. My name is William Rodriguez, I am the owner of The Archaic Farmstead, and it’s sister company Archaic Roots, additionally I operate two other businesses W.A.R. Graphic Arts and Georgia Hemp Grow Consultant. I have been working toward the concept of The Archaic Farmstead for many years. Starting… Read More »The Creation of The Archaic Farmstead