A Stunning Small Home Made From Hemp

Hemp is a building material like no other. It has incredible thermal properties, is environmentally friendly, rat and insect proof, fire and earthquake resistant and is an affordable way to build. Plus, the end result looks amazing! Become a Living Big Patron: After loosing her father to mesothelioma (a cancer caused through exposure to asbestos),… Continue reading A Stunning Small Home Made From Hemp

Bring Hemp Home | Colorado

In Colorado’s San Luis Valley, worsening drought is causing farmers to face the prospect of losing their livelihoods. Two potato and barley farmers are placing their bets on a drought-tolerant crop—industrial hemp. Shannon Wright and his son-in-law Dion Oakes share a common dream: to pass their generational farm down to their kids and grandkids. But… Continue reading Bring Hemp Home | Colorado

Building with Hemp – An Incredible Natural Insulation & Sustainable Material

Anthony from 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: Hempcrete is not… Continue reading Building with Hemp – An Incredible Natural Insulation & Sustainable Material