Lovewell eyes hemp harvest

Updated at 4:58 p.m.

HEMP FARMER: Mike Simpson is a co-founder and the CEO of Lovewell Farms, one of Rhode Island’s first industrial hemp farms, with about 4,000 hemp plants growing on slightly less than 2 acres split between fields in Exeter and Richmond.
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HEMP FARMER: Mike Simpson is a co-founder and the CEO of Lovewell Farms, one of Rhode Island’s first industrial hemp farms, with about 4,000 hemp plants growing on slightly less than 2 acres split between fields in Exeter and Richmond.
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(Updates fourth paragraph to add co-founder group and that Angel is no longer with the company.) With Lovewell Farms’ first hemp harvest this fall, the company expects to reap more than stalks, leaves and flowers. Employees hope to get a sense of the best time for harvest, along with other agricultural variables, from the inaugural…

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