The Crop That Changed The World

In honor of Industrial Hemp being legalized in California, we shed a light on the story behind this beautiful crop.

Industrial hemp is a crop that has the potential to lower the environmental impacts of textile production, empower small-scale farmers and create jobs in a wide variety of industries. Two non-profit groups, Fibershed and The Growing Warriors Project, are working to reintroduce industrial hemp into Kentucky—and eventually U.S. agriculture. Dan Malloy and a small film crew from Patagonia, paid a visit to farmer and military veteran Michael Lewis to see how it was going.

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What are Earthquakes?

It is inevitable that a powerful and massive earthquake will strike California. How disastrous it is, is ultimately up to us; the more we prepare the better we’ll be able to handle it.  This is my first post in a series on understanding the earthquakes of our planet, and how we make sure to survive and thrive when a catastrophic one occurs. Even though this series will include statistics on the “big one” in California, this information applies to everyone around the world.

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