The company – the first British grower licensed to cultivate hemp flowers for CBD extraction – has undergone rapid growth since forming seven years ago, and has seen the area of land under cultivation rising from 30 vergées in 2019 to about 200 this year.
What we eat, and how it is sourced, is increasingly playing on our consciences. Both for health and environmental reasons, more of us are eager to find nutritious and more sustainable alternatives to our diet staples.
For the 2020 growing season, Pennsylvania has 510 farms growing approximately 3,000 acres of hemp. Every hemp lot in Pennsylvania is required to be sampled and tested to show a THC level at or below 0.3%. Anything above that level is considered marijuana.
Julia Meissner was hoping this year would be better than the last.