Hunter Buffington Joins Santa Fe Farms as a Products Division Vice President and Director of Policy and Advocacy


Widely respected industrial hemp industry leader brings deep regulatory and product delivery experience to new role at Santa Fe Farms. SANTA FE, N.M. & LOVELAND, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#CBD—Santa Fe Farms, a leader in the production, manufacturing, and distribution of hemp and hemp-derived products for industrial use, soil health, and carbon offsets, and Hemp Feed Coalition, a non-profit with the mission to gain federal approval for hemp by-products as commercial animal feed, today announced that Hunter Buffington has joined Santa Fe Farms as Vice President of the Products Division and Director of Policy and Advocacy. Buffington will split her time between Santa Fe Farms in her new role and as a policy consultant for the Hemp Feed Coalition (HFC) as the HFC’s first ever application for hemp-fed laying hens gains federal approval from the FDA’s Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM). “Hunter Buffington is one of the few industry veterans in the emerging industrial hemp community, and her product and policy expertise is particularly critical at this stage of the company’s and the industry’s development,” said Santa Fe Farms CEO Steven Gluckstern. “Our ongoing ability to attract world-class experts to develop and implement the strategies and plans to build a vital new industry from the ground up is critical to the success of Santa Fe Farms.” As VP of Products and Director of Policy and Advocacy, Buffington will be responsible for commoditizing hemp by-products and creating an overall value chain in the agricultural, carbon and manufacturing segments. Furthermore, she will be working on policy connecting the supply chain with rural economic development grants in Indian Country and other rural communities to create circular economies with hemp. “The budding industrial hemp industry is still emerging; and the enthusiasm that began in 2018 now needs investment, development of standards, regulatory oversight and business intellect to…

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