Hop of faith: More and more entrepreneurs, farmers growing the plant for Michigan beer

Dec 11, 2011 Full story: The Kalamazoo Gazette

Jeff and Bonnie Steinman have never been farmers, but they're banking their financial future on growing hops, a key ingredient in beer.

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#1 Dec 11, 2011
Great Article! Hops were once a major cash crop for the United States. The growing trend for American Craft Brewers to utilize local ingredients will undoubtedly increase the need for more local and regional hop production.
Ashley K

Troy, MI

#2 Dec 29, 2011
Great article! Glad to see so many people supporting Michigan beer. I have tried beer at many of the breweries here and like most of them, but Frankenmuth is probably one of my favorite breweries in Michigan. http://frankenmuthbrewery.com/blog/brewery/ne...

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