Harvesting an Idea
Profile of entrepreneur Dylan Veilleux and his quest to turn discarded hemp stalks into fuel. Describes the often bumpy road of running a startup, and how Veilleux has weathered the challenges to develop his company, TreeFreeHeat . Describes the relationships he has formed with other Maine entrepreneurs, including farmers Colleen Maguire and Susan Hunter of Maine TradeHers Market, who have agreed to provide the hemp stalks, and Wood & Sons, a Sanford-based producer of wood pellets for pellet stoves, who have agreed to turn the stalks into a test run of hemp-based pellets.
Milliken, Maureen, "Harvesting an Idea" (2020). Maine News Index – MaineBiz. 7830.