The Hops-growing Agriculture Revival in Connecticut

Fresh hop cones, Hop Culture Farms, Colchester, CT (Credit: CT Examiner/Stroud)


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Standing along a row of towering hops vines, known as “bines,” Heather Wilson picked a pale green cone and broke it open to check for ripeness Thursday afternoon.

“Rub the cone between your finger...

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