Does Hempcrete smell?

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The part of the plant that is mixed with a binder is the woody stalk, referred to as shiv, or hurd. The raw shiv has an odor similar to many other dried plants, and smells a bit like farm straw…not marijuana.

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Dry hemp stalk with fiber peeled back
Pile of hemp stalks
Pile of hemp stalks