Archive | May, 2014

Central Oregon Hop Farm - Year 1 Growth

Hop Growth – Update 1

I was interviewed briefly on the phone last month about growing hops in Central Oregon by Branden Andersen and just found the article in on the the Bulletin’s under the title ‘Central Oregon farmers seek to grow for beer‘. And, this last  week, I joined Tom Gilles from the Platypus Pub / Brewshop for a short […]

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Hop Farm Greenhouse Construction

Final Greenhouse Construction

After making a quick stop by Home Depot to pick up some 2x4s and metal brackets, we arrived at the farm around 10:30. I quickly measured out where the remaining roof supports would go and drafted the measurements in SketchUp. If I measured, drafted, marked, and cut the first 2×4 correct, I could use that […]

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