Our founder & C.E.O

Dion Lefebvre

 

Dion was born and raised in northern Alberta , his family has a history  in farming, and in business.  He's a provincial pioneer in natural building, with over seven years in hemp technology development and six years in hempcrete construction.

 

Dion is a past presenter for the  Canadian Hemp Trade Alliance, (CHTA) Alberta Hub, Growth Alberta, and an active member of the International Hemp Building Association. (IHBA)  He is the innovator behind Alberta's first hempcrete home, and the world's first portable hemp house.  The "micro project" is a prototype to showcase the potential of industrial hemp as a biomass solution to sustainable development in North America.  Corporate interests in Western Canada are modelling from his innovative designs, and industry sees a new potential in hemp technology solutions.  

 

Dion continues to coordinate efforts with industry associations, first nations groups, governments, and post secondary schools.  He has hosted workshop events and education platforms throughout Western Canada, and has been recognized nationally and internationally for his humanitarian efforts.

 

He looks forward to sharing his experience and knowledge as he continues to stoke the 8th Fire.

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