Learn about hemp, an untapped resource, at Walking Mountains

By Krista Driscoll

AVON — Hemp has long been a plant revered for the length and strength of its fiber, for the nutritional benefits of its oil and for its ability to thrive in harsh conditions. It was first discovered in China during the second century B.C., when clothing was made from the plant. For centuries, hemp has been used to make more than 25,000 products, varying from the sails on Viking ships to 3D printed objects.While hemp has proven to be an incredibly useful resource, it has been riddled with controversy for many years. The production of hemp was banned in the …

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