The runaway craft beer market is creating a local-hops renaissance. Demand from craft brewers for local ingredients to make beer is robust and growing. Hop farmers and craft brewery owners Laura Ten Eyck and Dietrich Gehring share information on siting, planting, tending, harvesting, processing, and brewing. Most hop production is from large-scale, Northwest chemical growers. Markets demand otherwise.
Recorded at the 2015 Acres U.S.A. Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Friday, December 11, 2015.