Marfa, TX

November, 2015 - Yoseff Ben-Yehuda has poured his foundations and pulled the trigger on a 40' hempCrete combo container to build his very own abode in Marfa, TX.. (check back for pic's and blog coming soon :)

As a member of The Hemp Club (THC) Yoseff gets substantial discounts on consulting and materials. Bookmark this page to follow our
HempBlog here as we join Yoseff to build his hemp home.

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In-floor heating
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Jan. 28, 2016 - first wall stick framed on-site, yahoo
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Mar. 23, 2016 - first wall of hemp being busted
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State tree:

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Pecan Juglandaceae Carya illinoinensis (illinoensis )
Leaf: Alternate, pinnately compound with 9 to 15 finely serrate and often curved leaflets, 12 to 18 inches long.

Flower: Male flowers in hanging, yellow-green catkins, often in pairs of three (4 to 5 inches long). Females are small and yellowish green, 4-angled.

Fruit: Large, oblong, brown, splotched with black, thin shelled nuts, 1 ½ to 2 inches long, husks are thin, usually occur in clusters on trees. Mature in September and October.

Twig: Moderately stout, light brown, fuzzy particularly, when young; leaf scars large and three lobed; buds are yellowish brown to brown, hairy, terminal buds ¼ to ½ inch long.

Bark: Smooth when young, becoming narrowly fissured into thin broken strips, often scaly.

Form: A large tree (can reach heights well over 100 feet) with spreading crown when in the open.


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