Renewable Matter # 09 / March-April

6000 Years Old and Still Going Strong

by Beppe Croce

Grown for the past 6,000 years, suitable in any latitude, hemp can be used in many sectors. From the automotive components industry and green building, to the food, wellness and pharmaceutical sectors. Banished by strict prohibition laws, it is now being rehabilitated.


“Why use up the forests which were centuries in the making and the mines which required ages to lay down, if we can get the equivalent of forest and mineral products in the annual growth of the hemp fields?” 

Henry Ford – The Rotarian 1933


This 6,000 year-old lady, younger than ever, swaying between...

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