Hops Making a Low-Profile Comeback in Sonoma County – March 22, 2017

The boom in craft-beer brewing locally is spurring a much smaller revival of hop growing here.

Hops were once a major agricultural product in Sonoma County. Now they’re starting to come back, but mostly as a specialty crop for the craft beer market.

There will be a one-day workshop on hop growing this Saturday at SRJC’s Shone Farm in Forestville. Find details about it on the North Bay Report webpage at KRCB dot org/news. Hear this story on demand with our free KRCB mobile app. You can also find this and past stories on our new North Bay Report Facebook page. Comment, share and give us a like there. Follow the North Bay Report on Twitter @KRCBNews.

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