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What Is Hemp Anyway?

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Hemp, or industrial hemp (from Old English hænep), typically found in the northern hemisphere, is a variety of the Cannabis sativa plant species that is grown specifically for the industrial uses of its derived products.  Click image for more details !!

Hemp Ropes!

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 Knowing how to make rope was once a critical skill for survival and  self-sufficiency on the frontier. Early settlers were able to make rope  from a variety of materials, but the main thing they used was hemp.  Click on image above to see how to make your own!

Hemp Plastics!

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Our World does desperately need Hemp Plastics...it would be so much better than the plastics currently in use that pollute the ENTIRE globe and endanger and kill wildlife at alarming rates ..click the image to learn more!!

HempCrete!

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Hempcrete is a bio-composite made of the inner woody core of the hemp plant mixed with a lime-based binder. Hempcrete was discovered in a bridge abutment in France built in the 6th century. Since its rediscovery it has been seen growing  in popularity in the construction industry around the world. For more info , click the image above!

Hemp Clothing!

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 The oldest cultivated fiber plant known, hemp has a history of use in  textiles and fabrics dating back as far as 8000 B.C. The reasons for  hemp’s continued popularity throughout the years are still applicable  today and are the basis for the renewed interest in cultivation and use.  Hemp is strong, warm, and long wearing.  Click image for more info!

More Uses For Hemp!

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 In  the plant kingdom, this expression of diversity in genetic expression  cannot be better demonstrated than in the case of Marijuana.  The  "original" hemp plant was used for everything food, industrial oil,  textiles material, paper, medicine, sacrament, building material, soaps,  livestock feed and recreational use.  Click the image for more info!!