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Jul 19, 2012

"As the organic industry matures, competition gets more and more fierce. You refine your educational, promotional and marketing strategies, and it becomes more important to create a personalized and descriptive message about your farm and farming system..."read more

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Jun 08, 2012

On June 7, 2012, the National Organic Program published a final rule renewing over 200 listings on the National List of Allowed and Prohibited Substances that were scheduled to expire this year...read more

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May 30, 2012

The May 2012 edition of the American Organic Hop Grower Association’s Organic Hop Market Report is now available for download...read more

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May 30, 2012

Otter Creek Brewing is one of the larger brewing companies within Vermont. This brewery purchased The Shed Brewery from Stowe, VT and Wolaver's Fine Organic Ales (USDA Certified Organic). Wolaver'...read more

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May 30, 2012

Blue Ridge Hops is a small family farm, located in the mountains of Western North Carolina, where spectacular long-range views surround the hop yard. Owners John Wright and Rita Pelczar have been growing organic hops since 2008...read more

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Dec 12, 2011

The December 2011 edition of the AOHGA Organic Hop Market Report is now available for download...read more

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Dec 12, 2011

Fremont Brewing is a family-owned microbrewery founded in 2009 to brew small-batch artisan beers made with the best local ingredients – organic when possible - we can find.  Known as the Center of...read more

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Dec 12, 2011

Sierra Nevada first planted an experimental hop yard adjacent to their brewery in 2003, as an educational tool for consumers. The brewery planted the hops as a reminder that beer is an...read more

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Dec 06, 2011

Hop cones grown on the female plant of the perennial crop (Humulus lupulus L.) are an integral component of the brewing process and provide flavor, bitterness, aroma, and antimicrobial properties to beer...read more

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Aug 23, 2011

From 7 a.m. until 3 p.m., Brian Tennis is a mild-mannered IT support guy for furniture retailer Herman Miller. But after he punches out at 3, his work as a pioneer begins as he makes his way north to Omena and his real passion...read more

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