OLD IS NEW AGAIN
THE WORLD'S OLDEST FABRIC
Woven fiber derived from hemp is experiencing a timely resurgence. It stands to help shape the 21st century, providing eco-friendly solutions for problems as varied as water conservation and purity, carbon emissions, sustainable clothing, bio-degradable plastics, deforestation, abuses by the petrochemical industry and the rejuvenation of our soils.
Image: NY Times 1995
HEMP: THE CONSUMMATE HISTORIAN
Hemp has featured in many of the world’s historic moments through the use of its paper, ropes, uniforms, food, fiber, fuel and sails. Hemp paper has aided explorers to chart unknown expeditions. The initial drafts of the US Constitution and the Declaration of Independence where written on hemp paper. Hemp paper cradled the ink that spread the word of the Bible throughout Europe.