The Water Poet Gushes, 1620

“Here is Labor, Profit, Clothing, Pleasure, Food, Navigation: Divinity, Poetry, the liberal Arts, Arm’s, Virtues defense, Vices offense, a true mans protection, a Thief’s execution. Here is mirth and matter all beaten out of this small Seed.” -John Taylor, 1620 Read More …

Hemp Seed Soup for the Soul

Viejos comiendo sopa (Two Old Men Eating Soup), by Francisco Goya 1819-1823   Hemp Seed Soup for the Soul: A Christmas Eve Classic Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house All the creatures were stirring, especially the Read More …

Halloween’s Hemp Seed Sow, 1850

Some merry friendly country folks Together did convene, To burn their nits upon their stocks, An hold their Halloween. – Robert Burns, 1855   Tam O’Shanter and the Witches, illustration by John Faed to the poem of Robert Burns 1855 Read More …

The Swallow and the Other Birds, 6th Century B.C.

Swallow – Salvador Dali, 1957 The Swallow and the Other Birds It happened that a Countryman was sowing some hemp seeds in a field where a Swallow and some other birds were hopping about picking up their food. “Beware of Read More …

Machine for beating out hemp seed, 1943

“Machine for beating out hemp seed” Printed in the Extension Circular No. 400 published by the Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station in 1943 Share page on:

The English Physician, 1778

“This is so well known to every good housewife in the country, that I shall not need to write any description of it” -Nicholas Culpepper, in The English Physician, 1778 The English Physician, by Nicholas Culpepper – 1778 “Hemp This Read More …