“We’re all Jones’, we’re all related,” said John Jones. “All family members are partners in the organization. So we’re all equal.”
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“We consider ourselves craft farmers of high-quality hemp flower,” said Alexander Jones, co-founder of Wilde Honey Farms. “We believe in the hemp industry. And that’s one of the main reasons for starting this business is we wanted to see the industry thrive in our home state, and we want to be a part of it.”
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One hectare of hemp can absorb as much as 15 tonnes of carbon per crop Jeremy Poland/Getty
Growing hemp has huge potential, but of course it depends how it’s done. Outdoor farming is the most environmentally-friendly method, especially as no pesticides are needed.
In the right conditions, hemp absorbs more CO2 than it takes to cultivate – sequestering nine to 15 tonnes of CO2 per hectare. That’s almost twice as much as a forest of the same size, according to a Cambridge University researcher. Could it be the next big carbon sucker?
What do hemp farmers and traders say about the plant’s potential?
Dave Shaw is the managing director of Good Hemp in North Devon, one of the UK’s biggest suppliers. Only 10 per cent of the 1,500 metric tonnes of hemp seeds the business uses every year come from the UK. The rest is shipped in from France and Canada, he told BusinessLive this week.
“Prohibition is the root cause of the environmental impacts of cannabis agriculture,” Dr Silvaggio, an environmental sociologist and faculty member at the US-based Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research (HIIMR), told Euronews Green last year.
How does the UK law compare with other European countries?
Land dedicated to hemp production grew by 75 per cent in the EU from 2015 to 2019, and the plant is embraced by some of the UK’s closest neighbours – including France and the Netherlands.
A time traveller from the 1800s would be amazed at how many hemp products are now available. Everything from beard oil to snack bars contain hemp and CBD – the wonder-chemical that also sets it apart from marijuana.
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