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Hempcrete Homes in Serbia Have Been all about ‘Grow your own’ & ‘Do it yourself’

“It has long been my dream to make a natural home and create a self-sufficient household, and now I’ve done it,” says Serbian hemp grower and do-it-yourself builder Vesna Alavanja as she gazes through her hemp field at a cozy 65 sq. m. hempcrete house outside of Belgrade. Nestled in the slopes of Mt. Kosmaj 35 miles from …

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What is hempcrete? What are the benefits of hempcrete?

What is hempcrete?  Hempcrete is a composite made of natural materials, lime, and hemp. The lime component consists of air lime that is formulated to speed up the setting process. The hurds are made using hemp stalks. Hemp is a plant that can be grown without using plant protection chemicals, requires little water, and contributes …

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