Sustainability

Hemp farming – growing hemp for a sustainable environment

Recently, The Extract team took a trip to the heart of Ireland (a debatable topic we know, but just outside Trim) to visit the 42-acre hemp farm grown by Glyn Evans. Though his day job is as a microbiologist, Glyn spends mornings, evenings, and weekends tending to his crop.

Stemming from his interest in cutting down his own carbon footprint, the farm grew from 1 acre just a few years ago and today he and his family are carbon negative all because of hemp.

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Glyn Evans grows his hemp crop for seed selling it onto deDanú, an Irish-based group interested in creating a  self sustaining economy hemp license were issued for Ireland through hemp. They hope to do this through an ethically responsible agricultural business with an international scope.

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Jon Cosgrave

Jon is a content writer and copywriter. When not grappling with words, he grapples at jiu-jitsu. His fingers are in constant agony.

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