Hemp-Crete Used For Building – October 23, 2018

The fibrous hemp plant–a botanical cousin of cannabis–has long been used for making paper, textiles and many other products. A local builder from Sebastopol, has found another unique use for this plant.

A small building site southwest of Sebastopol is the region’s first experiment in using the modern version of an ancient building material, a mixture of lime and plant stalks known as hemp-crete. Reporter Bruce Robinson has the inside story.

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