We all know the Hemp plant is great for making a whole host of products from rope to paper, plastics, paints and beyond. But did you know hemp is also a great health supplement?
Australia’s a large, barren continent with a strong agricultural heritage built on the back of sheep farming. But there’s an ancient crop that’s beginning to take on a new lease of life, now that the government has rolled back laws preventing its cultivation.
Humans have been using candles since the time of the Ancient Egyptians, where the wealthy used candles made by pouring tallow from natural resources such as animals fats poured over a fibrous material like hemp, to be used as the wick.
I’ll never forget the feeling of starting my first hemp business. There was an immediate sense of purpose, almost like it was what I’d been waiting for my entire life.
In 2016 I had everything you could want – the job, a new business of my own and the lifestyle.
Then a life changing moment hit me like a truck. Literally.