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August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Lecture & Beer Tasting: Growing Hops from Colonial Days Through the Present

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Dawn C. Adiletta, author, historian, and farmland preservationist discusses how domestic hop production began in New England as early as the 1620s and was a mainstay in kitchen gardens as well as a valuable cash crop. Today, combining the best of ancient traditions and modern technology, farmers once again cultivate what ancient Britons called the wicked weed. A brief presentation by the brew masters of Little House Brewing Company in Chester, CT followed by a sampling of their latest beer concludes the event.

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Date:
August 26
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Organizer

Florence Griswold
Phone:
(860) 434-5542
Email:
frontdesk@flogris.org
Website:
http://florencegriswoldmuseum.org/

Venue

Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme,CT06371United States
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Phone:
8604345542
Website:
http://florencegriswoldmuseum.org/