The Hop Grower’s Handbook – Laura Ten Eyck
epub | 33.38 MB | English | Isbn:B01G7QM2UG |
Author: Laura Ten Eyck | PAge: 552 | Year: 2016
With information on siting, planting, tending, harvesting, processing, and brewing
It’s hard to think about beer these days without thinking about hops.
The runaway craft beer market’s convergence with the ever-expanding local foods movement is helping to spur a local-hops renaissance. The demand from craft brewers for local ingredients to make beer-such as hops and barley-is robust and growing. That’s good news for farmers looking to diversify, but the catch is that hops have not been grown commercially in the eastern United States for nearly a century.
Today, farmers from Maine to North Carolina are working hard to respond to the craft brewers’ desperate call for locally grown hops…
Category:Agronomy, Crop Science, Beer