Would you like to build a house from hemp??
Paul Benhaim's unique Byron Bay workshop on September 4th.
At this Full Day workshop you will learn the theory and get to practice and make a wall made of hemp. You will take part in a wall being made, a window section and fitting a power point - and leave empowered to build your own truly affordable home.
You will learn how this UNIQUE method allows you to actually grow the hemp crop (legally) and use as the base of your home (or shed). No expensive machinery required, and all possible ...today.
This is the first workshop of it's kind today and will be preluded by a new book by Paul Benhaim and Klara Marosszeky entitle How to Build a House of Hemp.
This workshop is suitable for beginners, self-build enthusiasts and professional builders looking for a new market.
Cost is just $185 ($165 for concession) for the full day workshop, including all materials and tools required.
Join Paul, Emily and myself at this awesome workshop and help the world become a hempier place. Click here or phone (02) 4344 2300 for more info.
Hemp as a food??
It is said that early settlers near what is now Sydney survived a 2 year drought off only Hemp seed. Buddhist's believe that Buddha lived for 2-5 years off of 5 Hemp seeds per day on his journey to enlightenment. In saying that, why is it... that we cannot find hemp seed products on our supermarket shelves. If you travel through Europe, Canada or the USA, you will see huge ranges of hemp seed products including hemp milk, hemp cheese, hemp burgers, hemp tofu and even hemp yogurt. It's nutritional benefits and great taste have helped hemp become a bona fide billion dollar crop. Even in America, where the growing of hemp is still illegal, they import millions of dollars a year worth of hemp foods from Canada, to eat! We grow hemp in Australia! Why can't we buy hemp seeds to eat and hemp milk to drink? Why are we missing out? Read more..
If you would to help, please spread the word, read this great article by Guy Stewart or download this letter to the Health Minister.