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Petition for Hop farming breweries to be supported

Posted by Rebecca Kneen on

Change.org petition: https://www.change.org/p/minister-of-ag-update-the-alr-to-allow-hop-farming-breweries Please do sign!

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Farm breweries and the ALR

Farm breweries and the ALR

Posted by Rebecca Kneen on

Recent changes to the act governing the ALR have caused some issues with on-farm breweries - including us. We have been brewing on farmland for 17 years, with the initial approval of the ALC.

We feel strongly that since the new regulations were clearly not developed in consultation with either farmers or existing farm breweries, they should be amended to both support on-farm breweries and farmers.

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Hops resources

Hops resources

Posted by Rebecca Kneen on

With the season for making big decisions about hops upon us, here's some interesting resources which may help you figure out what to buy and how to determine your cost of production and capital costs. Persephone Brewing has done some good research - find it here. Ontario's Ministry of Ag has a whole section on hops production, we wonder why the BC Ministry hasn't caught up? OMAFRA's page links to lots of other information sources as well. We couldn't do this without mentioning our own manual.... shameless plug! Brewers Association (US) Cost of hops production (please note that this is...

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Hop Rhizomes and Plugs sales start in February!

Hop Rhizomes and Plugs sales start in February!

Posted by Rebecca Kneen on

Starting February 3, Left Fields will start hops pre-orders for the 2017 season. We will have both virus-free plugs (for pickup or bulk order only) and rhizomes for sale, with many of the newest varieties available in plugs only. Shipping for rhizomes is in April, with plugs available for pickup in late April or early May.

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Holiday Hours 2016

Holiday Hours 2016

Posted by Rebecca Kneen on

Over the year-end holidays, we'll still be open reduced hours. OPEN for growler and swag sales Wednesday December 21 through Friday December 23, 8:30 - 4:30. CLOSED on Christmas Eve, Saturday December 24 through Monday December 26. OPEN December 29 & 30th (Thursday and Friday) 8:30 - 4:30, and Open New Year's Eve: Saturday December 31, 8:30 - 2:00pm. Drop on by to pick up swag and beer for the holidays!

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