You Can Grow Your Own Hops

Jeanine Davis - New Society Publishers
Workshop Level: Beginner
Jeanine Davis is an associate professor in the Department of Horticultural Science at North Carolina State University. Her research and extension programs are dedicated to the development of sustainable and organic production systems for herbs, vegetables, and a wide variety of specialty crops.

Workshop Description

Most of the hops grown in the United States are grown in the Pacific Northwest, but contrary to popular belief, we can grow them on the East Coast, too. In this workshop you will learn how to grow hops on a small-scale in your backyard for home brewing or on a larger scale to supply local craft breweries.

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Speaker Bio

Jeanine Davis is a horticulture professor and extension specialist with North Carolina State University who lives, works and runs a small farm in the mountains of western North Carolina. For more than 25 years, she has helped farmers, homesteaders and gardeners diversify into new crops and organic agriculture. Davis is passionate about native medicinal herbs and hops and shares her knowledge and enthusiasm for these special plants at conferences and workshops across the country.

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