Lachie sits down with vegan entrepreneur & Mr Natural Universe Billy Simmonds as his first guest on the Power Plant Podcast. Tune in for an educational discussion on Hemp which clears the myths and misconceptions on the fascinating history of this miracle plant. Discover how the Hemp’s modern use as a highly nutritional plant protein…Details
Today we live in a world where everyone wants to eat all-natural and organic options in order to live a healthier lifestyle. One very popular choice now emerging in Australia is Hemp, an ancient plant which has proven qualities that are not only all-natural but also very beneficial to the human body. Superfoods like Kale, Chia & Quinoa are good but Hemp is the king of all superfoods! It is time for you to take a good look at what hemp is and what benefits that it can offer you in the healthy lifestyle that you have been striving for.
For most of us, eating hemp is linked to baked goods and sneaking around. But as of recently, only the former will still apply as hemp was finally approved for consumption in Australia. While you may be hoping they’ve legalised hash brownies, this isn’t the case. Australian health ministers have given the A-OK to sell…Details
Hemp crops help reduce our carbon footprint as Hemp is a carbon sequestering (absorbing) agricultural plant. In fact, it captures more CO2 per acre than trees and grows 4 times as fast
Hemp does not deplete the soil of nutrients, but rather nourishes it instead leaving the soil rich in nitrogen serving farmers rotational crop needs for sustainable agricultural.
Hemp was used effectively for phytoremediation at the Chernobyl plant to absorb nuclear contamination in the soil and is now being used in the Fukushima disaster area for a similar purpose. The long tap roots of the hemp plant help to bind soils and combat erosion.
Hemp produces the most biomass byproduct of any plant on earth, delivering a cost effective, insulative & fire resistant building material. ‘Hempcrete’ continues to absorb and store carbon as it hardens. A bridge made from hemp in the 6th century still stands today.