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Meet Our Founders: Q. Nicole Vanderhorst

Q. Nicole Vanderhorst

WH Farms Co. – SEED Spring 2022

Published December 15, 2022

As part of our ‘Meet Our Founders’ series today, we introduce Q. Nicole Vanderhorst, CEO of WH Farms Co. based in Charlotte, NC. WH Farms Co. cultivates industrial hemp & manufactures beauty and wellness products. Offering white labeling services, we help businesses create income in the CBD industry.

Q: What problem are you trying to solve and what influenced you to start your company?

A: When I launched this company, I knew that I wasn’t the only CBD patient who desired to see more trustworthy CBD brands in the market. So I decided to both cultivate and manufacture quality CBD products for individuals endeavoring to develop product lines in this space.

Q: When did you know you wanted to take an entrepreneurial path?

A: I knew I wanted to take an entrepreneurial path when the potential to be a great contributor to society urging from within me could no longer be silenced – even in slumber.

Q: What is your favorite productivity app?

A: Slack! Hands down, the most amazing communication tool ever. I sometimes arrive to the party late, but if I am late to Slack, I am sticking around for the after party. I absolutely love it.

Q: What other passions do you have besides your business?

A: I love travel, both internationally and domestic. My husband is from Mount Pleasant so I have fallen in love with the Low Country. I also enjoy mentoring – I have a passion for positively imparting into teenage youth.


While visiting Charlotte, Q. Nicole recommends:

  • Eat at Mama Ricotta’s Italian Restaurant – especially during lunch hours. The food will make you feel as if you have landed in Italy. Amazing!

Support Q. Nicole and WH Farms by:

  • Visit and read our Blog, Share Our Story and certainly try our products. Our mission is to destigmatize cannabis and enlighten our communities on its therapeutic benefits. Our products assist with pain relief, insomnia relief, muscle relaxation and more! We also want to highlight that our cannabis is NC grown.
  • Help us spread the magic of CBD by sharing our story & giving our products a try.