Did you know hemp is old school?
There are over 25,000 uses for industrial hemp.
Here are some fun facts about hemp that are sure to blow your mind:
Happy History: The oldest relic of human industry is a piece of hemp fabric dating back to approximately 8,000 B.C.
Happy Buddha: While seeking enlightenment, it’s thought that Buddha ate nothing but hemp seeds while fasting and meditating.
Happy World: In 1215 AD. the Magna Carta was composed on hemp paper.
Happy Science: In 1600 A.D. Galileo the “Modern Father of Astronomy,” made his scientific observations on hemp paper.
Happy Laws: From the 1600’s – 1700’s states enacted laws ordering farmers to grow hemp.
Happy Art: Rembrant, Gainsborough, Van Gogh, as well as most early canvas paintings, were principally painted on hemp linen.
Happy USA: The Declaration of Independence was drafted on hemp paper.
Happy Fathers: Both President Jefferson & Washington grew hemp.
Happy Crops: In 1938 hemp was called a ‘billion dollar crop.’ It was the first time a cash crop had a business potential to exceed a billion dollars.
Happy Fashion: The original Levi Strauss jeans were made from hemp.
Happy Books: Alice in Wonderland was originally printed on hemp paper.
Happy Eco: Hemp is heat, mildew, pest, light, rot, and weather resistant. This eliminates the need for synthetic chemicals and reduces the demand on dwindling water supplies.
Have I made a believer out of you yet? It’s pretty incredible what can be accomplished from just one plant…
Happy Educate. Happy Empower. Happy Hemp.