By Samantha Hogan firstname.lastname@example.org Apr 15, 2018
“Towering 18-foot trellises erected at a university research facility in western Maryland make a test crop of hops look like a bold future for East Coast agriculture.
But before large upfront investments are made, Flying Dog Brewery and the University of Maryland Extension have teamed up to complete a multi-year study of the economics and feasibility of bringing hop production back to the East Coast, after it fled west nearly a century ago during Prohibition. And for Flying Dog, it’s also an opportunity to help set the bar for the quality of hops grown in the region.
“Local is a big driver of this and to ensure that it’s being done right,” said Flying Dog brewmaster Ben Clark…” Click here to continue reading on FrederickNewsPost.com