Garden Culture Magazine has recently published a piece about kenaf and Robin Mason. Here is a quick excerpt:
Now there’s a renewable heating fuel that burns hotter and longer than the best firewood, yet it involves no deforestation. Four years into research and development, a fire logs startup has discovered yet another use for the Kenaf (Hibiscus cannabinus) crop. Traditional uses for this plant include human and livestock food rich in iron and protein, animal bedding, rope and twine, carpet backing, paper, and bioplastics. Now it’s building a new economy and jobs in the Kentucky mountains and poised to erase the scars of top removal mining in coal country.
Read the full article at Garden Culture Magazine.