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Posts tagged hops

September 8, 2016

 

persimmons

The Persimmons Are Falling!

Louise Briggs has a love/hate relationship with her 60-foot persimmon tree. We visit the crew of locals who are helping to put the fruit to good use.

September 7, 2016

 

bucket of hops

Midwest Farmers Brew Up Hops For Local Craft Beer

There are several reasons why getting a start in commercial hop growing can be daunting, from expensive start-up costs to intensive labor demands.

August 15, 2016

 

hops in hand

Indiana Hops Farmers Go All-In On Trendy Specialty

The booming craft beer industry is encouraging more and more upstart Indiana growers to invest long-term in hops.

August 2, 2016

 

Ripe summer hops good for making beer

Hop Growers Cheer Craft Brewers For Saving Ailing Industry

The spike in demand for small-batch beers has infused new life into small, family owned hop farms that were teetering on the edge of bankruptcy.

August 30, 2014

 

jeff mease walking with shadow the asian water buffalo

Meet Shadow, The Asian Water Buffalo From Indiana

Businessman Jeff Mease envisioned adding Asian water buffalo to his southern Indiana farm so he could milk them for cheese. But, that's not possible. Now what?

April 15, 2013

Why Not DIY? 

Close-up of fresh, green hops

Homebrewing: Phase One

Let's flesh out the details of making home brew. Lesson number one: proper sanitation is vital to a tasty batch of beer!

August 6, 2010

Homebrewing 

a bartender serving beer

Home Brewers Compete For Hopped Glory In Upland Brewery’s UpCup

People of different cultures have been making their own batches of beer for over ten thousand years, starting in early Neolithic times.

March 11, 2010

Home Brewing 

looking down on a box full of empty beer bottles

From Backyard to Bottle: Home Brewing Goes Green

People have been making their own beer for over ten thousand years. Now, with attention to sustainable practices, homebrewers are going green.

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