Hop Aboard! Learning Series

Thursdays, July 31, August 7 and August 14

CADE’s Hop Aboard! Learning Series offers farmers interested in growing hops, or expanding their yards to commercial production levels, the opportunity to learn from and with the hops farmers that are currently leading the way in a regional hops renaissance.

Participants will gather real-world knowledge over three sessions in fun and informative on-farm and panel formats while gaining invaluable knowledge and networks for technical support.


CADE connects producers of farm products to markets by providing professional, individualized and confidential business and marketing consulting to agricultural entrepreneurs. CADE works to build a vibrant local food system, in which locally owned agricultural businesses thrive and consumers are nourished by healthy sustainably produced food. With a knowledgeable staff supplemented by consultants experienced in production, business development, marketing and distribution, CADE is a catalyst for strengthening multiple sectors of regional food systems.