Hops and Breweries in WNC!

There were three articles this past weekend in local newspapers about hops, beer, and breweries:

Asheville Citizen Times: Brew fans hoping Asheville will grab Beer City crown again

Asheville Citizen Times:
Asheville growers, brewers have hopes for local hops

Hendersonville Times News: Brewery opens its taps in Hendersonville

NC Relevant Hop Growing Resources:  They all contain links to information from other programs and states:

·         NC Hops Research Project website by Rob Austin: http://nchops.soil.ncsu.edu/

·         Extension Agent, Sue Colucci, built a hops page for WNC: http://wncveggies.blogspot.com/p/hops-information.html

·         My blog covers our local hops activities: http://ncalternativecropsandorganics.blogspot.com/search/label/hops

·         Info page on hops on my website: http://www.ces.ncsu.edu/fletcher/programs/herbs/FAQ/index.html#hops

·         Hannah Burrack also posts about hops on her blog: http://ncsmallfruitsipm.blogspot.com/2010/10/hops-news.html#uds-search-results

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