# Hemp is one of the premier environmental alternatives to cotton or linen. It is popular among environmentalists and eco-shoppers.
# Industrial hemp is grown for the strong fiber that comes from the stalk of the plant. The fiber can be spun, woven and dyed into a strong and beautiful fabric.
# Hemp is not new to the United States. Two hundred years ago the first draft of the Declaration of Independence was written on hemp paper.
# Today, several states in the U.S are leading the way for hemp cultivation.
# The hemp plant is an annual crop that is grown from seed similar to corn or soybeans.
# It grows best in tropical climate zones or moderately cool zones such as the United States. Today most of the hemp cultivation takes place in Eastern Europe and Asia.
# Industrial hemp is naturally pest resistant and can be intercropped among existing forests.
# Fabrics made from hemp are stronger, more absorbent and more durable than cotton and linen.
# Hemp has been used for clothing, medicine and tools for centuries.
# Hemp is a renewable and sustainable resource. It can be grown without the clearcutting of forests.