A number of Ontario hop growers were recently recognized for their innovative efforts through the Premier’s Awards for Agri-food Innovation Excellence Program.
Congratulations to the following hop growers who applied to the program and received awards in the Minister’s and Regional level categories:
- Clear Valley Hops – Laurie Thatcher-Craig and John Craig
- Bighead Hops (Meaford), Nicholas Schaut and Monique Vanden Heuvel
- Clear Valley Hops (Collingwood), Laurie Thatcher-Craig and John Craig
- Harvest Hop + Malt (Guelph), Mike Driscoll
For more information on the Premier’s Award for Agri-food Innovation Excellence Program, please visit the OMAFRA website at: http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/premier_award/guidebook.htm