The Hops Hustle

Hop harvest is an annual event at area breweries like Blue Mountain Barrel House where volunteers often spend a day picking and sorting before enjoying a well-deserved meal.

Several hop growers have hit the scene in recent years such as Randy Green’s, The Green Diamond Hop Yard in Shipman, VA which provides fresh hops to area breweries.

Read more in the April 2019 Blue Ridge Life issue, here.