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.
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.
There are several reasons why getting a start in commercial hop growing can be daunting, from expensive start-up costs to intensive labor demands.
The booming craft beer industry is encouraging more and more upstart Indiana growers to invest long-term in hops.
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.
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?
Let's flesh out the details of making home brew. Lesson number one: proper sanitation is vital to a tasty batch of beer!
People of different cultures have been making their own batches of beer for over ten thousand years, starting in early Neolithic times.
People have been making their own beer for over ten thousand years. Now, with attention to sustainable practices, homebrewers are going green.