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Hops Spotlight: Square One Hop Growers

By Kim Lawton
  • September 20, 2017
Kari and Brent bought their land in November 2014. They first considered planting either grapes or apples, but felt the land was better suited to growing hops. Kari explained, “we love craft beer, and we decided to start where beer begins and plant hops.” Square One Hop Growers was born shortly thereafter.
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Hops Spotlight: BC Hop Growers Speak Up

By What's Brewing
  • September 19, 2017
As part of our Harvest Issue coverage, What’s Brewing invited a handful of BC hop growers to answer questions about their operations. Amongst the respondents, we have firms ranging from boutique start-up to Canada’s largest hop business. Here’s what they had to say about their situations, as well as the realities of the BC hop industry.
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A Growing Hopportunity

By Chelsea​ McDowell
  • September 7, 2016
BC has a long history of hop cultivation, and at one time was the largest producer of hops in the British Commonwealth, primarily in the fertile land of the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island.
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