A new event that will showcase chefs and their Hemp Recipes will take place in Christchurch, New Zealand, and it’s the first of its kind.

If you think hemp can get you high, think again. But can hemp quench your hunger? Absolutely! Hemp is a highly nutritious food, loaded with vitamins, nutrients and protein. Hemp is also a balanced source of Omega-6 and Omega-3 essential fatty acids.

The world’s first Hemp Food Week is inspired by hemp advocate, Guido Leoffler, who recognizes hemp as the most important plant on the planet. The event will both raise awareness and celebrate the industrious – and tasty – plant.

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