building with hemp

Building with industrial hemp is a rapidly growing trend in sustainable construction. Not only is it eco-friendly, but it also offers superior insulation and fire resistance properties. In this article, we’ll explore the why and how of building with industrial hemp and provide you with everything you need to know to get started.

Why Build with Industrial Hemp?

You will learn how a structure made with industrial hemp is healthy. The water permeable and insulation properties are explained as well as the cost-effectiveness and sustainability of growing industrial hemp.

How to Build with Industrial Hemp?

You will learn about the types of building materials made with industrial hemp and be able to put your hands on samples. Our presenters have r experience building with industrial hemp. Learn about the specialized equipment and processes that are available.

Hempcrete Demonstration

You will see a live hempcrete demonstration.


  • Blain Becktold, iHemp Michigan
  • Cody Lee, Hemp For Humanity
  • Doug Allan, H2O Builders
  • Kim Croes, Fiber Fort
  • Glenn Wilcox, Associate Professor in Architecture


If you’re interested in building with industrial hemp, it’s important to work with experienced professionals who can guide you through the process.

Join us at our workshop “The Why & How of Building with Industrial Hemp” to get real insight from those actively working with industrial hemp.

Networking lunch is included.

Registration is open at 8:15 AM. On-site registration is available.

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