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Hop Head Farms provides quality Midwest beer hops to craft brewers and home brewers. Our premium beer hop products include whole wet (fresh) cones, dried whole cones, and pelleted beer hops.
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February 7, 2018

The off season checklist for a hop farmer

[caption id="attachment_17105" align="alignnone" width="768"] Winter on the hop farm[/caption] As you can see in the picture the ground is frozen and the hop plants are dormant. The farmers wait until the ground is frozen to bring the heavy equipment onto the fields. The wet fall delayed the...

January 31, 2018

Hop Head Farms Puts Michigan Hops on the MAP!   

                                 The Hop Quality Group’s "Cascade Cup" is an annual competition where US Hop farmers vie for the honor of growing the best true-to-type Cascade varietal. The Hop Quality Group is a...

October 27, 2017

It is Stout Season!

  [caption id="attachment_17051" align="alignnone" width="752"]  What hops do we recommend for brewing a stout? As the cool temps and warm foliage finally creeps into most of the U.S, we can’t help but begin to embrace the finer qualities of Fall (in no particular order): football, Halloween candy,...

October 23, 2017


  Join our Hop Head Farms team and Farmer Matt Gura in Vermont to talk Hops over a delicious Foam Beer! Reach out to sales@hopheadfarms.com for more information on this event...

October 17, 2017

Up and Coming Hops – Hop Head Farms has them!

While the traditional Noble Hops, Hallertau, Saaz, Spalt and Tettnang are still great for classic beer styles, Germany's Hull Institute is bringing us some new fruitier hops! Following Hull Melon, Hallertau Blac and Mandarina Bavaria we now offer Grungiest {translation Green Ghost}. The new variety offers...

October 6, 2017

New Brewery Feature – Untold Brewing, Scituate MA

The tagline for Untold Brewery is “Every Beer has a story.” We believe that “Every brewery has a story” and we want to tell their stories.  The Hop Head Farms team is fortunate to go behind the scenes of breweries before they open in neighborhoods and communities across the...

October 3, 2017

“It starts at the farm” – Harvest 2017 Recap

We are very proud to say that 2017 was our most successful harvest yet.  This was our first year harvesting around the clock, and our dedicated crew put in 25 straight days to safely bring in a quality crop.  We had very little downtime thanks...

Hop Head Farms Blog
June 27, 2015

Farmer-Brewers Are Growing A New Crop of Truly Local Beers

For restaurants, cooking local means visiting a farmers’ market. Breweries face a tougher task. From global conglomerates to garage nano breweries, every one sources hops, grains and yeast strains from hundreds, if not thousands, of miles afield....

June 4, 2015

We’ve Got “The Wolf”

We are proud to have the Wolf's Hopfenpflückmaschine WHE 513 harvestor. This state-of-the-art Harvestor is three to four times quicker than any other picker currently available in the Midwest....