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TO THE WALL: The Mount Sturt property will be the first in the Southern Downs to be made entirely from hempcrete, a derivative of the industrial hemp plant. Picture: contributed

THE Southern Downs will soon be home to one of the largest houses built entirely from hemp in the Southern Hemisphere. The Mount Sturt property is the first in the region to have been constructed entirely from “hempcrete”, which is a mixture of equal parts hemp, lime, and water. Amber Wood Working owner Josh Moore …