Entrepreneur Konstanze Zeller is opening her Colonial home for a special eight-course dinner this month. The “Winter Feast” will feature a plant-based menu infused with full-spectrum cannabidiol (CBD) oil, including cocktails, appetizers and special chocolates for dessert. Zeller is head of Cocorau, a wellness company that specializes in raw cacao bites and adaptogenic elixir powders, both containing CBD from organically grown hemp.
As the medicinal properties of hemp are increasingly recognized (the primary ones being the plant’s anti-inflammatory and anti-anxiety effects), CBD is showing up in a variety of products, but the concept of cooking with hemp may still seem a little too counterculture for some people. “Winter Feast” – to be catered by the Upstate Table, using Hudson Hemp’s full-spectrum CBD to create a mood-altering, healthful meal – could quell any misconceptions.
When Zeller bought the 300-year-old stone