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Use hemp in your own garden!

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Here at the farm, we are BIG fans of compost! And we are always looking for ways to sneak hemp into lives in any way. Here’s how you could use hemp in your own garden too! For compost, we save all our food scraps and tip them into our garden compost heap. There are lots […]

Another year, another hemp licence

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As many of you may remember, in July 2019 the licence here at Path Hill Farm to grow hemp was revoked by the Home Office. This led to the destruction of a crop worth £200k. We were faced with a decision: to grow or not to grow? Since then, we have continued partnering with farmers […]

£2.4 million in lost potential from hemp

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You may have seen our story on the BBC News website yesterday. Its headline shares a figure of our estimated financial loss, just from the retail sales we could have generated from the hemp seed alone, as hemp seed oil and hemp protein powder: “UK hemp farm could lose £200,00 in crop destruction” That is […]

Always forward

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Standing knee deep in a sea of slender serrated leaves, the occasional poppy head or daisy gently tapping at the swaying hemp stems, it was difficult to process the news that the Home Office had decided to revoke the licence for us to grow hemp for our home farm in Oxfordshire. After legal advice and […]

Home Office revokes hemp growing license from leading UK hemp and CBD grower

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Sad news at Hempen today…we have had our license to grow hemp revoked. This is an unexpected piece of news, that has understandably sent ripples of shock and sadness throughout our lovely community. It also means that, to stay on the right side of the law (as we always want to do – our livelihoods […]

Hemp for the future

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Imagine hemp for a moment… What comes to mind? Five years ago, it wouldn’t be so far fetched if mention of this much talked about plant drummed up images of coarse-fibred wallets patched with badges from far corners of the earth, or black and white film reel of thick-set naval ropes tightly wound around iron […]