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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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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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Risk Management Workshop

Risk Management Workshop

By: Sean Westerveld on October 8,2013 The Ontario Lavender Association has organized a Risk Management Workshop titled “Risk Management for production and product development in Lavender Workshop”. While the information is particularly focussed on lavender, it could also be useful to growers ...

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Hopping To It

By: Vito Pilieci on October 9, 2013 in Food & Drink  Photo credit: Vito Pilieci As the microbrew movement in Ontario continues to pick up steam, it is creating opportunities for farmers, especially for those looking to grow hops. Hops ...

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New Growing Forward 2 Programming Kicks Off In Ontario

New Growing Forward 2 Programming Kicks Off In Ontario

Canada and Ontario Supporting Innovation and Success in Ontario's Agri-food Sector Posted June 26, 2013 by Ministry of Agriculture and Food The governments of Canada and Ontario are working to help Ontario's agri-food industry grow profits, expand markets and manage ...

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