The Botanical Garden of Moscow State University “Pharmaceutical Garden” hosts the annual festival of flowers and crops. From September 7 to October 13, a hemp exhibition is open. Our editors have prepared a list of events planned for September.

Program for September 22

From 11:00 to 12:00, HempBang will hold a presentation on “Cannabis Super Foods”. Visitors will be able to taste the brand’s products – four types of HempBang bars! with different tastes and compositions. The company positions its product as a valuable supplement to the daily diet. The bars contain vitamins, trace elements, protein and Omega-3, and Omega-6 acids. On September 19, employees of the enterprise will take part in the Biohacking Conference Moscow 2019, where they will give recommendations on optimizing diet and physical activity.

From 14:00 to 15:00 there will be a lecture on the topic “History and Modernity: the rope in human life.”

From 15:00 to 17:00 Kruglikov will give a lecture “The whole truth about hemp.”

Program for September 29

From 15:00 to 16:30, Deputy Director of Feel Right, Vasilyeva, will give a lecture entitled “Hemp bed”.

From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the teacher of the International School of Design Alex Balashov will report on the methods of using cannabis in design.

Past Hemp Festival Events

On September 15, the exhibition hosted the presentation and tasting of hemp oil and kernel. Candidate of Biological Sciences Timiryazeva treated visitors with baguettes and snacks from hemp flour. She spoke about foods that can be made from cannabis and the benefits of plant-based proteins.

Agronomist Belopukhova held a presentation entitled “Hemp in Fine Arts and Music”, dedicated to the distinctive properties of hemp fiber and the importance of cannabis for art. In particular, they talked about the role of hemp in the development of subcultures in the 20th century and about the ways of depicting plants in art objects. The exhibitors were shown homespun hemp cloth, which was made in the Lipetsk region at the beginning of the last century.

Candidate of Agricultural Sciences Sergey Grigoryev gave a lecture “Hemp as a source of medicines and functional ingredients in nutrition.” He spoke about the biochemical composition of cannabis seeds, the synthesis of terpenes and cannabinoids, as well as the effect of substances contained in the plant on the human body.

The main exhibit of the exhibition – three-meter hemp grown in Mordovia deserves special attention. The festival schedule for October has not yet been published. The exhibition can be visited every day from 10:00 to 20:00. However, lectures, presentations, and tastings are held only on Sundays.

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