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Hemp Art Studio Project

This project is developed on the North Pacific side of Costa Rica for a private client and began in 2015. The project consultant is Jason Lauve (Mr. Hemp) from Colorado, the Architecture firm is Studio Saxe out of San Jose and the hemp building expert is Steve Allin from Ireland. After catching a glimpse of his presentation …

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Hemp Standards

  We at Hemp.com have joined with HempStandards.com to publish a set of standards for all stages of development of the Cannabis Sativa L. plant. These references provide a way to log the development of a plant into a product for data collection and development. Hemp Standards (HS) is a private company that works with …

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CSU industrial hemp research

CSU researching industrial hemp

Colorado State University is one of few universities in the country that can legally grow and research hemp. Researchers at Colorado State University are studying which climates are best for growing hemp in Colorado, and are legitimizing the industry by partnering with the state. Even though nearly two-thirds of Colorado counties have hemp registrations and …

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History of hemp - Hemp Facts

5 Facts about hemp you won’t believe!

Current hemp news tells us that industrial hemp is on the rise in America. More states are beginning to grow their own industrial hemp, just as it was centuries ago. But here are a fistful of hemp facts I think will blow your minds! If anything, it’s a good read to kill some time. And …

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George Washington the hemp farmer

Industrial Hemp Knowledge On The Rise!

Since the dawn of time industrial hemp has served as a key ingredient in almost every major building material, cloth, and even food. It’s no wonder that industrial hemp has been taking off across the country, starting with pilot projects in Colorado and Kentucky. According to U.S. Department of Agriculture, hemp, as a seed crop, …

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Kentucky-The Hemp State

Kentucky: Comer to pitch hemp to auto execs

Janet Patton wrote this great article on the Kentucky.com website on how industrial hemp is changing the ways we do business and how a change is possible through determined people! Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer said hemp fibers could make cars “greener.” –Agriculture Commissioner James Comer will take his pitch for hemp to auto manufacturers …

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Hemp.com Exclusive: Bringing It Home Filmmakers talk Hemp

Bringing It Home Filmmakers Linda Booker and Blaire Johnson joined Josh Davis at Hemp.com for this exclusive interview. There is a new documentary currently in production that has the potential to be one of the best made on the current potential of the Hemp Industry. I was fortunate enough to meet the filmmakers and see …

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Hemp products: Hemp coffin-Heading for high heaven

HEMP heaven can be yours for as little as $600 thanks to another Nimbin world first. The hemp coffin prototype – made from the finest German hemp particle board – has rolled off the factory floor at the Hemp Embassy. The hemp coffin is the brainchild of hemp activist Michael Balderstone and was designed and constructed …

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UPDATE!! California Senator is Poised to Welcome Hemp

As of this last post The California State… “Senate also voted to legalize farming of industrial hemp in five counties in California for use in making products such as paper and clothes. Industrial hemp is a variety of cannabis sativa plant that has much lower levels of psychoactive chemicals than are found in marijuana. “We …

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Breaking News: Hemp Resolution Passes in Michigan!

Below is the press release from Everett Swift detailing the resolution that would seek to lessen the barriers to growing hemp in the State of Michigan. Earlier this year I had the opportunity to speak with Mr. Swift on my podcast which will be released in the coming month. As an industrial hemp advocate, Everette …

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Hemp Hemp Hemp

We are always on the lookout for some good articles about our favorite fibrous plant, hemp… here’s a good one from 303 Magazine. This is a wonderful article that gives you some good over all information on the hemp plant.  It has a comedic flare to it that captures your attention. Overall a fun article and …

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A house fit for a… Prince

Prince Charles has unveiled his vision of housing in the future: Sustainable, eco-friendly living with hemp-insulated materials at the  Ideal Home Show in London. Chief Executive Hank Dittmar of the Prince’s Foundation for the Built Environment states: ‘It’s an extremely well insulated home, made form natural healthy materials and it’s designed so that for the …

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Growing the Future – New Bamboo and Hemp Bike

I was talking with a friend of mine who is a bamboo advocate and we were discussing how both bamboo and hemp had amazing potentials in todays economy. But we were stumped as to how they could be used together… Well, enter Bamboosero. The Bamboo and Hemp Bike. By melding bamboo tubes to hemp-fiber lugs …

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Hemp House-Asheville, NC revisited-Video explaining hempcrete’s use

This video from 2009 is an interesting reminder of the simplicity and yet the brilliance of the hempcrete technology.  It is also great for learning about the construction techniques that were used when building the hemp house.  Remember the video is about building a house out of hemp. The sustainability will come when people like Obama legalize hemp for …

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How to Build a Hemp House

A review of the ebook – How to Build a House Using Hemp. My laundry list of stuff I need to do this weekend. Pick up dry cleaning. Get milk and eggs. Build a house. Yeah that’s right it can be done – you could be building the house of your dreams with the material …

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New Product: Hemp Shield Deck Finish

You’ve been dreaming of BBQ’s, Pasta Salad & Lemonade, but  the sound of wind and ice outside is a cold reminder that spring has taken vacation and you weren’t invited.  But there is hope:  underneath all the snow and dead leaves lies a tribute to man’s relaxational ingenuity. The American Deck. Spring and summer here you come! The gang over …

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industrial hemp being grown for seeds

Hemp.com letter to President Obama

Dear President Obama, an Editorial by Josh Davis -There are 21 Countries, including Canada, Great Britain, Spain, France Germany, Romania and China that currently grow hemp. Why not the USA? Mr. President Obama, care to answer?

First in the country, an Asheville house made of hemp

Karon Korp and Russ Martin researched a lot of types of construction for the house they wanted to build on Town Mountain. They settled on hemp – and not just because it would make their house the first in the nation to be built of the material. They chose hemp for the walls because it’s …

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Healthy Eating Made Possible-HEMP

It is that time of year again where we come up with “new year’s resolution’s” and one of mine was to read more… So what did I pick to start off the new year? H.E.M.P Healthy Eating Made Possible Author Paul Benhaim has managed to jam this book from front to back with informative and …

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Hemp Just Can’t Get a Break – Video

Hemp Can Not Get a Break We saw this cartoon recently and thought we would share it with you all.   Poor  Ol’ Hemp Plant. The guy just can’t get a break. Feel free to pass along the video. Hemp Can Not Get a Break [www.youtube.com/watch?v=H46dOVMMWbU] Thanks to the GlobalMana Foundation and the design group …

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