When Germany halted exports in WWII, Spanish brewers asked farmers to plant hops. Now, this town produces almost all hops used by Spain's craft beer industry.
In their simple farm clothes, it can be easy to forget the women are nuns - save for the fact they still wear the familiar fitted white coif.
Three recipes using root veggies like celery root and the tastiest veggie burger ever. Two farmers talk humanely raised livestock, and local beer goes big time.
"We're both Hoosier boys, born and bred," co-founder Clay Robinson says about himself and co-founder Dave Colt.
This weekend in Denver, Colorado, breweries large and small competed at the Great American Beer Festival to show they had the hops.
Earth Eats would like to raise a glass to your hand-picked, top 15 (in no particular order) local brewing companies.