Elana Ashanti Jefferson

Elana Ashanti Jefferson

Elana Ashanti Jefferson is a Colorado journalist whose interests include popular and consumer culture, fine arts and nesting.

Recent posts by Elana Ashanti Jefferson

Quiz: How well do you know hemp?

Colorado’s Amendment 64 opened some doors to the cultivation of industrial hemp, which already is a major commodity worldwide because it can be used to produce thousands of products. Just how well do you know hemp? Test your knowledge of this valuable, ancient plant by taking our quiz.

Gone Hemp: Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soaps All-One Hemp Almond Pure Castile Soap

Many a child and grandchild of the Sixties know the Dr. Bronner’s brand. This California company’s “All One” Liquid Magic Soap was one of the country’s first mass-marketed organic body products. It also comes with a compelling family history as the late company founder, Emanuel Bronner, was a Holocaust survivor who brought Old World soap-making techniques to America.