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Farmer Podcast Club: “Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley”

Posted by Lilli Klamke on July 10, 2018

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Enjoy listening to your weekly Farmer Podcast Club episode. Peter A. Kopp, “Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley” (U California Press, 2016) on NBn-New Books network Released Mar 09, 2018 Environmental historian Peter A. Kopp‘s book Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley (University of California Press, 2016) examines the fascinating history of a very special plant: the hop. From its prehistoric origins to its use in ancient and medieval beermaking, the hop was already an important crop in human agriculture when it first appeared on Colonial American shores, but when … Continue reading Farmer Podcast Club: “Hoptopia: A World of Agriculture and Beer in Oregon’s Willamette Valley”