On Saturday, June 22, SARE grantee Matt Sweeny, of Simple Earth Hops, will be hosting a 2013 Hop Growers Roundtable at Simple Earth Hops, 4352 State Road 23, Dodgeville, Wisconsin.
This commercial hopyard event will feature:
- 9am-Noon, two hops presentations by Matt Sweeny titled: "Marketing Hops" and "Sustainable Hopyard Establishment"
- Noon-1pm, a reception
- 1-3pm, a hop growers forum discussion with a panel of 2 commercial hop growers from Wisconsin
Tickets are $45 per attendee. Order tickets online at http://2013hops.eventbrite.com/#.
Simple Earth Hops operates a 1/4 acre...Read More
On Septemeber 27, 2011, NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher grant recipient, Matt Sweeny of Simple Earth Hops, was interviewed by Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl,Senior Editor at Minnesota Monthly Magazine.
This interview was used as content in an article "Dining with Dara: Hops to make locavores happy" and broadcast on Minnesota Public Radio's "All Things Considered" on September 29. This well written article by Dara also includes an interview with Todd Haug, brewer at Surly Brewing Company of Brooklyn Center, MN.
Founded in 2009, Simple Earth Hops provides locally grown ethical hop solutions...Read More
DODGEVILLE, Wisconsin (July 1, 2011) — SIMPLE EARTH HOPS ANNOUNCES HARVEST BREWFEST, AUGUST 20th, 2011, 9am--8pm. A limited number of free tickets are available for this fun day of local craft beer tasting which is organized in exchange for the opportunity to help harvest hops.
The Simple Earth Hops Harvest Brewfest is a “Brewing Up The Community” celebration that provides a beer tasting environment for 160 VIP attendees to find a time slot throughout the harvest day to lend an hour or two of picking hops at the Dodgeville hopyard. This free community event does require ticket registration:...Read More