Hempathy

A wonder material that is gentle on the planet has uses in construction, paper, clothing and food – Steve Allin

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You can live in it

 

In a world where ‘economic growth’ may not be desirable, materials will have to come from the environment around us. One wonder material is a controversial crop called hemp. Hemp is a commonly used term for varieties of the cannabis plant and its products, which include oil, fibre and seed. Hemp can provide fibre and biomass from the stem and high quality food from the seeds and has great benefits for the land it is grown upon.

 

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http://www.villagemagazine.ie/index.php/2013/07/hempathy/