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Event Details

Date

August 4, 2017

Time

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Location

Meet at New York Craft Malt
8164 Bank Street Rd
Batavia, NY 14020

Cost

$20.00 includes lunch and transportation

Host

Harvest New York

Cheryl Thayer
607-592-9507

Pre-Registration Deadline: August 4, 2017

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Field to Pint Craft Brewery Tour - Western NY

August 4, 2017

Field to Pint Craft Brewery Tour - Western NY
You asked for more New York craft brewery networking opportunities and Harvest NY listened! We're excited to host our second New York Field to Pint Craft Brewery Tour, which will follow the life-cycle of a pint of locally brewed beer. Visit fields of malting barley right before harvest, witness craft malt houses in action, see hop bines reaching for the sky, and savor the local flavors brewed by our friendly farm breweries. Come prepared to learn about each integral member of the New York craft brewery supply chain, as well as network with new friends.

We will meet at New York Craft Malt (8164 Bank Street Rd, Batavia, NY 14020) and visit the following stops: Cornell malting barley fields, New York Craft Malt, Dublin Corners hop yard and Farm Brewery. Lunch will also be provided.

Special guests include: Steve Miller, CCE Hop Specialist; Mike Stanyard, CCE Field Crop Specialist, Aaron MacLeod, Director, Hartwick College Center for Craft Food and Beverage, and Gary Bergstrom, CU Professor- Plant Pathology and Plant-Microbe Biology

As buyers of NYS grain, we invite and encourage Distillers to join us!

These tours are funded through the gracious support of the NY Farm Viability Institute.  


Field to Pint Tour Flyer (PDF; 1036KB)


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Upcoming Events

Empire State Barley and Malt Summit

December 13 - December 14, 2017
Weds evening program and all day Thursday
Liverpool, NY

Join us in an informative summit targeted toward NYS malting barley growers and malt house operators as well as small grains growers interested in malting barley as a new crop. NYS brewers and distillers who wish to better understand the growing and malting processes are encouraged to attend too.
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Announcements

Growing for Wholesale Guidelines Available

Grading and packing guidelines are now available for 16 commonly grown specialty crops in NYS: broccoli crowns, Brussels sprouts, corn, green peppers, cucumbers, green cabbage, red cabbage, savory cabbage, cauliflower, eggplant, green beans, jalapenos, poblanos, Hungarian hot peppers, summer squash, and zucchini.

Acceptable quality standards and common defects that should be sorted out on the grading line are depicted in these resources, both visually and in outline form. Find all of the grading sheets here.

Western NY Food Hub looking for produce farmers!

Eden Valley Growers (EVG) is opening their doors to new produce growers interested in selling through wholesale market channels! Dubbed the Western NY Food Hub, this business diversification will provide qualified growers with immediate access to wholesale markets. Based in Erie County, EVG is a vegetable growing farm cooperative that recently celebrated its 50th anniversary. Recognizing the increasing demand for locally grown food and the considerable assets the cooperative has, both in terms of infrastructure, sales and marketing, they are eager to provide Western NY farmers with a viable market for their produce. Click HERE to see more information.

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