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Press Release: Statewide Hop Growers Network Established

Press Release: Statewide Hop Growers Network Established

GOAL IS TO STRENGTHEN STATE'S CREAFT BREWING SUPPLY CHAIN By: The Right Place: Tim Mroz | mrozt@rightplace.org | (616) 301.6791 and Barry County: Valerie Byrnes | valerie@mibarry.com | (269) 945.2454   GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. (February 21, 2014) – Regional economic development organizations The Right Place ...

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2014 GOHCBC – The Results Are In!

2014 GOHCBC – The Results Are In!

By: Evan Elford – New Crop Development Specialist/OMAF and MRA | ONspecialtycrops | February 20, 2014 Photos courtesy of: Evan Elford & James Deveau The results are in! The 2014 Great Ontario-Hopped Craft Beer Competition took place on Wednesday, February 19th ...

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Spring Is Almost Here!!!

Spring Is Almost Here!!!

Posted by OHGA | February 19, 2014 If anyone is looking for rhizomes and/or plants for the hop yard this year, please be sure to take a look at our 'Directory'. Once you click on the tab a new window ...

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Beer Belly: The Greenbelt’s Bursting Beer Industry

Beer Belly: The Greenbelt’s Bursting Beer Industry

Written by: Jennifer Crinion (Food Writer & Blogger) Posted by Jenny Chan on February 07, 2014 | News article from Tales of the Greenbelt The City of Toronto has been peppered with breweries for as long as it’s been called ...

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Putting More Local Flavour Into Ontario Craft Beers

Putting More Local Flavour Into Ontario Craft Beers

More Hops to Be Produced Locally Thanks to Bighead Hops Press release by: Ontariofresh | Thursday, February 6, 2014 An innovative new project from Bighead Hops means more local ingredients in your beer mug. With support from the Greenbelt Fund, and ...

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Managing Downy Mildew in Hops in the Northeast

Managing Downy Mildew in Hops in the Northeast

By: Rosalie Madden - Crop and Soils Technician & Dr. Heather Darby - UVM Estension Agronomist | University of Vermont Extension - June 2012 | Photos: courtesy of UVM Extension Downy mildew (Pseudoperonospora humuli, Miyabe and Takah., Wilson) is a significant ...

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OCB Kicks Off Tech Talk Series for Craft Brewing Community

OCB Kicks Off Tech Talk Series for Craft Brewing Community

For those hop growers that also like to brew, here is something you might be interested in attending. OCB is offering a new series of technical seminars for the craft brewing community. Dubbed Tech Talks, the interactive lectures will feature invited ...

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Hot Off The Press!!!

Hot Off The Press!!!

New Status Given To OHGA | Nov. 8, 2013 We are pleased to announce that the Ontario Hop Growers' Association (OHGA) has been recognized by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food. The Honourable Kathleen Wynne signed the official paperwork ...

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Beer Makes 1 out of 100 Canadian Jobs

Beer Makes 1 out of 100 Canadian Jobs

Conference Board of Canada says beer accounts for 45% of all beverage alcohol sales By: CBC News | Nov 5 2013 A report from the Conference Board of Canada says beer is a major driver of Canada's economy, supporting 163,200 ...

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Fully Ontario-sourced beers en route from Ontario Beer Co. this November

Fully Ontario-sourced beers en route from Ontario Beer Co. this November

By: Mom 'n Hops | Oct. 14 2013 The Ontario Beer Co., a joint venture between two Toronto brewers and three Ontario hop cultivators, today announced the November release of two new 100% Ontario-sourced beers through its 100 Mile series. ...

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