Help harvest hemp during tour of hemp farm near San Antonio

Guests can help harvest the first crop of hemp at Pur IsoLab

BERGHEIM, Texas – Tours at the hemp farm in Bergheim, just outside San Antonio, are about to get a whole lot more interactive.

It’s officially hemp harvest time and guests who book tours can participate in the harvesting process. The video above shows some of the hemp field at the farm.

“Schedule a harvest experience and meander the hemp field, while engaging in an immersive sensory experience,” said officials at Pur IsoLabs.

Pur Isolabs offers hemp CBD products made from the plants grown on-site.

The admission cost for tours is $20 and includes an appreciative gift from the Pur IsoLabs team. Tours are offered Monday through Friday at 11 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. and on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Call (830)-755-8000 to schedule a tour.

Guests can expect to help trim some of the first hemp plants grown in Texas in many years. “Due to the experience being a natural process, it is to be determined when the Hemp Harvest Experience will end,” officials said.

Wondering if this is legal? While hemp and marijuana are both in the cannabis family “the differentiation occurs with the THC, or tetrahydrocannabinol, levels," Pur Isolabs spokesperson Meggan Roundtree previously told KSAT. “Any plant with a level of under 0.3% is designated as hemp and legal in most states. Plants with levels over this 0.3% (generally 5% to 35%) are classified as marijuana.”

Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1325 into law on June 10, 2019, authorizing the production, manufacture, retail sale, and inspection of industrial hemp crops and products in Texas.

Pur Isolabs is located at 46 North FM 3351 in Bergheim.

Related: What’s the difference between hemp and marijuana?

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