Visit two local hops growers and one local brewer to learn about the improtance of locally grown hops. Topics of discussion include varieties for WNC, trellis systems, flower sets, burrs, cones, general care, pest and disease management, and when to havest. Cost is $10 per car load of folks. For more information contact Melinda Roberts at 828.255.5522 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
9:00-10:00 am: Registration at Landfair Farms, 71 Allman Hill Rd, Weaverville, NC
1:30-3:30 pm: Tour Hop N' Berry Farm, Black Mountain