KETCHUM, Idaho (KBOI) — It began when 26-year-old Mattie Mead discovered that hemp could be used as a building material his senior year of college.

“I looked to natural materials to create more insulating, more efficient, and less energy intensive homes," Mead said. "And through that study Hempcrete stood out to me as above and beyond one of the greatest options for creating a building that is not just energy efficient but is also healthy.”

Hemp is a carbon-negative, fire resistant, rot resistant, pest resistant, and mold resistant building material.

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Devan Kaney ~ IdahoNews.com ~

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