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Hemp in the sun

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Promising Beginnings

Hemp started with promising beginnings. As a versatile crop, hemp was used widely for sails, clothing, fishing nets, and much more. We explore the next chapter for this wonder plant.

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Back to school

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HEMSPAN’S First Hemp CPD Event – Who’s Talking?

We're hosting our first hemp CPD event in collaboration with Margent Farm in the most picturesque surroundings. Read all about who will be presenting on the day.

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Planet on fire

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Hemp is Cooler than Ever

Could hemp be the solution to cooling down our homes and saving the planet? We take a look at a project in Ein Hod, Israel.

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Natural Materials

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Hemp – Combating Microplastics

Our home is our safe space, right? Think again! A closer look reveals a world of microplastics. We look at hemp as a natural solution to combating microplastics.

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Hemp fibres

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Hemp Day-To-Day

Could we use hemp day-to-day? Can you recycle hemp? Is hemp an alternative to traditional wood-based functional products around the home? This week we find out!

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Hemp: Achieving Net-Zero

This week we look at the impact hemp can have on achieving net-zero. We take a look at two high-polluting industries and the role that startups have in inspiring change.

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Bio Board

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Launching Hemspan® Bio Board, The New Wonderwall 

We are so thrilled to be able to introduce Bio Board. The sustainable alternative to plasterboard is available now from the Hempsan® shop.

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Eco home

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Why Insulation Matters

This week we look at the reasons that insulation matters. Price, comfort and health are all important factors when considering insulation.

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Benefits of Bast Fibres

This week we take a look at bast fibres, their benefits and properties. The modern age has been unkind to these crops, but a resurgence has begun.

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Hemp Products

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Futurebuild 2022

Futurebuild 2022 was a blast and confirmed that Hemspan's future is bright!

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Fungi

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Hemp & Fungi

We take a look at how fungi could play a role in enhancing hemp's already wonderful attributes.

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The Gracious Hand of Hemp

Hemp is ingrained in our history and culture.

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