Pre-Harvest Tour & Picnic
Saturday, August 18, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM (EDT)
Pre-Harvest Hop Tour & Picnic
Saturday, August 18th, 2-6pm
Braunius Hop Farm, 140 Quinlog Road
Mt. Vision, NY 13810
$25 for NeHA members, $35 for non-NeHA members
Co-sponsored by CCE of Schoharie & Otsego Counties
Register online at: http://brauniushopfarm.eventbrite.com/
This event includes a hop yard tour, discussion of hop issues, including the new Farm Brewery Law (What does it mean to you?), pest management, trellis design, harvesting and processing as well as food and beer tastings from Ommegang, Cooperstown & Butternuts Breweries. This is a fun and informative event that will also provide you with a chance to meet other growers and brewers, make friends and deals. We will have more of our virus indexed hop plants for sale, 6 varieties that come in flats of 12. Register now!
For more information contact CCE at 315.684.3001 x 100.
Checks can be sent to Madison AED, PO Box 1209, and must arrive at least 2 days before the event.
Support our Efforts, Become a NeHA Member Today! Farm membership is $40/year
Go to www.nehopalliance.org for more information on this and other events
and resources on growing hops
Support provided by the New York State Department of Agriculture & Markets Specialty Crops Block Grant
When & Where
Northeast Hop Alliance
The Northeast Hop Alliance
- Organized in 2001.
- Incorporated as a NYS 501(c)(6) not-for-profit business league in 2010.
- Sub-chapters in New York and New England.
- Advised by Cornell Cooperative Extension on NY and the University of Vermont Crops and Soils Team.
- Over 100 members across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic.
- Membership includes hops growers, brewers, homebrewers, historians, educators, and hops supporters of all kinds.
Our Mission Statement
The Northeast Hop Alliance is a broad based coalition established to explore the feasibility of re-establishing commercial specialty hops production in New York and the Northeast.
- Secure financial, scientific and community resources to support the commercial viability of commercial hops production in New York and the Northeast.
- Enhance the cultural heritage of hops production through education, agri-tourism, and architectural preservation.