Anndrea Hermann is from Joplin, Missouri and graduated from Missouri Southern State University in 2002 with a B.GS in Ecolonomics focusing on hemp. She acquired an internship with the Parkland Industrial Hemp Growers in the summer of 2001 and in late 2003, Anndrea was selected as a Manitoban Provincial Nominee under the Unique Skilled Worker Program (Hemp Technician) in which, she became a Canadian landed immigrate and permanent resident in 2004. In August of 2008 she completed a Masters of Science in hemp fibre agronomy at the University of Manitoba. She has authored articles, book chapters and industry reviews.
With over 15 years experience in the Canadian & International Hemp Cannabis Industry, she has a wide range of interdisciplinary skills: Hemp Fibre & Seed Agronomy, Hemp Field Trials & Crop THC Sampling, Sales, Marketing, Product Development, Regulatory Affairs, Certifications and Licensing, Client to Client Connections, Hemp Building Applications, Project Analysis, Bodycare, Fashion, Food and so much more….
Liaison for Hemp Oil Canada Inc, (primary contactor, processor and supplier of Canadian hemp ingredients and foods) . She is an Independent Professional Agrologist and researcher, President Elect Hemp Industries
Association, Special Committee Member (Former VP, Science Officer and Interim Executive Director) the Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance, and Director Manitoba Organic Alliance, a board advisor to Vote Hemp
Inc. (USA), the Industrial Hemp Association of Queensland and Victoria, NSW in Australia, Hemp Now of South Africa, member of the European Industrial Hemp Association and the International Hemp Building
Association. She is an Authorized THC sampler and assists with a wide range of interdisciplinary Cannabis related projects. Anndrea continues to share her experiences in the areas of hemp cultivation, processing, regulations and networking (ect. all things hemp). In 2011, Anndrea was selected as A Champion of the New Rural Economy in Manitoba, Canada.
Her background includes over 15 years of promoting hemp in the USA and 11 years of experience in the Canadian professional hemp sector from field to table to home. Not only does she respect this plant but it is a way of life for her, eating hemp, wearing hemp, and building with hemp, speaking about hemp, sharing knowledge and inspiring others to do the same.