Agriculture

Hops Spotlight: Square One Hop Growers

By Kim Lawton on

Brent and Kari Tarasoff in Square One Hop Growers' hopyard. Photo credit: Kim Lawton Hopping Up in Wine Country Kari and Brent bought their land in November 2014. They first considered planting either grapes or apples,… Continue Reading

Hops Spotlight: BC Hop Growers Speak Up

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Chilliwack Hop Farms. Photo credit: D. Smith Four of BC's hop growers talk about the industry As part of our Harvest Issue coverage, What’s Brewing invited a handful of BC hop growers to answer questions… Continue Reading

Hops Canary: A BC Hop Farming Primer

By Lynn McIlwee on

Chilliwack Hop Farms. Photo credit: D. Smith Late summer is hop harvest season. This is when your favourite brewers grab as many fresh hops as they can get their lupulin-stained hands on to brew a… Continue Reading

BC Hop Fest 2017: Insider Q & A

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Did you know: we're now a month away from the 3rd Annual BC Hop Fest, BC's only fresh Hop festival, to be held Saturday Sept 30th. What's Brewing has been to both previous Hop Fests, and… Continue Reading

Farmhouse Fest 2017: the breakdown

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What's Brewing has been known, in advance of selected beer festivals, to profile an especially tasty taplist review for the sip planning benefit of lucky attendees. Once again we present to you a preview of… Continue Reading

Chilliwack Hop Farms

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At Chilliwack Hop Farms, the motto is: "We love growing hops. You love brewing with great hops. Chilliwack Hop Farms is here to help." Founded in 2011, Chilliwack Hop Farms is located right in the heart of… Continue Reading

A Growing Hopportunity

By Chelsea​ McDowell on

Hop Farming in the Thompson Okanagan From 2009 to 2014, the overall production of beer in Canada decreased, but craft beer production increased by 170%. Even the furthest corners are experiencing craft beer fever -… Continue Reading

Left Fields’ Chef Dave & the Craft Sodas

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In this story, we profiled Crannóg Ales and their farm. Left Fields is not just a hopyard for a brewery; it's a real, honest-to-goodness farm that grows the goodies you see above, on display at the Sorrento… Continue Reading

Rebecca Kneen & the Sunflower Field Epiphany

By Dave Smith, Editor on

...or, how the right choices created Left Fields Talk about 'brand', and the owners of Crannóg Ales get just a titch uneasy. The word has a connotation that isn't aligned with their ethics; 'marketing' is… Continue Reading

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