What other plants did Henry Ford grow for experimentation besides soy beans?

Would you believe Henry Ford grew dope?

In his experimental gardens, Ford grew marijuana in the hopes of figuring out a way to make plastic from it.

Apparently nothing, aside from a distinct feeling of relaxation, came of this youthful experimentation.

And strangely, there’s nothing that mentions these efforts at the Ford history museum.

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