Howto & Style 

Building with Hemp – An Incredible Natural Insulation & Sustainable Material

Anthony from Art du Chanvre has built over 45 houses using hempcrete as a natural and sustainable insulation material. Hempcrete is made with a mix of hemp hurd (fibre), hydraulic lime (binder), and water. You can follow Anthony’s building projects and get in touch with him on Instagram, or on his website here: https://www.instagram.com/du.chanvre/ https://duchanvre.com/ Hempcrete is not load-bearing, but it does provide insulation, thermal mass, and it regulates temperature and humidity. The R-value of hempcrete is R-2.1 per inch. Some other advantages of hempcrete is that it resists fire,…

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Travel & Events 

They had zero experience with cannabis. Now they run a hemp farm.

Despite having zero prior experience working with weed and knowing very little about hemp-derived CBD — a natural strain of cannabis that’s legal to have and won’t get you high — Martinetti, 23, and his two business partners dropped out of school and moved 140 miles outside of Manhattan to open Hemp Chain Farms and Naturae LLC. They have joined about 100 farmers legally planting more than 3,000 acres of cannabis across New York. Experience The Full Story Here: https://cir.ca/2riOofF By Kay Angrum and Jason Zucker

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Nonprofits & Activism 

Industrial Hemp: transformation for NC agriculture? | Jack Whitley | TEDxGreensboro

Hemp, a long banned crop in the US, has great potential for North Carolina agriculture. Like the peanut, hemp has many uses in food and manufacturing. During a twenty-five year business career, he has worked for two organizations; a Fortune 50 consumer financial services company and a mid-market e-commerce specialty retailer. Jack’s work has been at the intersection of marketing, technology, e- commerce, strategy, corporate leadership, and both for-profit and non-profit board service. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by…

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Education 

Industrial Hemp Solutions

INDUSTRIAL HEMP SOLUTIONS: Jobs, Fuel, Food, Health, Housing, Paper, Textiles, Auto Parts, Livestock Feed are all possibilities of this miracle plant. This video is about a father’s search to find the healthiest building materials that leads him to the completion of the nation’s first hemp house. Hemp with lime is a non-toxic, energy efficient, mildew, fire and pest resistant building material. The drawback — industrial hemp is currently illegal to farm in the U.S.A. Industrial hemp is a non-psychoactive plant, grown in 31 other countries that makes 1,000’s of sustainable…

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News & Politics 

Why Kentucky farmers are quitting tobacco and turning to hemp

A Farm Bill passed by Congress last year included an amendment granting states and universities the right to research hemp. Several states have since started research projects, but Kentucky is at the forefront, experimenting with creating a new industry around this plant. NewsHour’s Christopher Booker reports. View the Full Story/Transcript: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/kentucky-farmers-quitting-tobacco-turning-unlikely-new-crop/

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People & Blogs 

Difference between CBD oil and Hemp oil -PHARMACIST EXPLAINS

In this video i clear the difference between CBD oil and Hemp oil. Both hemp oil and cbd oil come from the cannabis plant. My current recommended Brands : Populum CBD oil (USA): http://populum.com?ref=37 Hemp Meds (USA) https://hempmedspx.com/738.html Hempura (UK) https://bit.ly/2QIWD2R CBD stands for cannabidiol, which the main compound in cannabis responsible for its known medicinal benefits. We discuss the difference to Hemp oil in terms of its origin, cannabis species used and medicinal benefits. We also discuss the difference in psychoactivity between CBD and the traditional use of cannabis…

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People & Blogs 

5 Things to Know About Hemp Farming

Here are 5 things your need to know about hemp farming for both high CBD or industrial. In today’s video, I head out to the University of Vermont (UVM) Hemp Conference. I learned a lot about growing hemp and starting a hemp farm in 2019. Come along and experience the conference. Interview include Dr. Heather Darby, Lt. Governor David Zuckerman and Netaka. About Gold Shaw Farm: Gold Shaw Farm is more of a farm-in-progress than an honest-to-goodness farm. Our dream is that someday we are able to transform our 150+…

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