Year 2 – Hop Yard Planning

Year 2 – Hop Yard Planning

After a bit of planning the past two months on our hop farm in Central Oregon, our projected 2015 growth looks like: – An increase from 1,700 sq ft to over 31,000 sq ft – An increase in hop plants (rhizomes in the ground) from 50 to over 600 – An...
Hop Yard Construction – July Update 01

Hop Yard Construction – July Update 01

It may have been hot as hell out here in the open fields of Smith Rock Hop Farm, 98 degrees in fact, but we know we have to get a jump on the planning and prepping of year two. We spent two days walking the field, measuring the new rows, planting stakes in the ground,...