faq

questions on everyone's mind. 

 

what is the difference between hemp and marijuana?

hemp and marijuana are both varieties of the same plant: cannabis. however, where they differ is their tetrahydrocannabinol content - the primary psychoactive compound found in high concentrations in marijuana. while most varieties of marijuana contain 10-15%+ of THC, hemp contains less than .3-1% (depending on jurisdiction).

 

can eating hemp get you high?

Absolutely not. our hemp seeds contain no thc - the psychoactive compound in marijuana - which makes getting a little weird from our seeds an impossibility. 

 

What is the cannabidiol (cbd) content of your seeds?

for those in the know, cbd is a potent anti-inflammatory compound unique to the cannabis plant. while there would undoubtedly be trace amounts of cbd in our seeds, we have not had them tested and so we cannot say definitively. 

 

what are some of the major nutritional benefits of hemp?

The major nutritional benefits of hemp food products are derived from the high quality and highly digestible vegan protein, which includes all of the essential amino acids that humans need to live and thrive.

Hemp food products also contain the essential fatty acids Omega 3 and Omega 6, which the body can not produce. They must be consumed in the foods we eat.  The ratio of Omegas 6 & 3 in hemp foods is 3:1.

Hemp foods also naturally contain an interesting array ofimportant vitamins and minerals, making it easy to obtain your daily requirements when you add hemp foods to your diet.  Hemp seeds also provide a source of dietary insoluble fibre, a much needed addition to most diets.

 

is hemp safe for children?

Absolutely. in fact, we implore you to feed it to your kids; the digestible protein and essential fatty acids will aid in their development.

 

how much soluble v insoluble fibre is contained in hemp?

Hemp foods contain about 10% soluble fiber and 90% insoluble fibre.