OHGA 2013 Fall Educational/Social – November 30th


The Ontario Hop Growers’ Association (OHGA) fall educational is a few weeks away!

Date: Saturday, November 30th, 2013
Time: 2:00 – 5:30 pm
Location: Buster Rhino’s BBQ | 28 King Street East | Oshawa, Ontario | L1H 1A9
RSVP: winterbrookhops@gmail.com by Sunday, November 10th.
Note: Free parking is located on the street and at the back of the restaurant.

Educational Agenda:
2:00 pm – Welcome – Nicholas Schaut
2:05 pm – OMAF and MRA – Evan Elford / Melanie Filotas

  • Ontario Hops Research Update
  • Minor Use Update
  • New Funding Programs for Ontario Farmers

3:00 pm – Break
3:15 pm – Website – Melanie/Gabriel

  • New Look  + New Functions
  • Members login and Discussion area
  • Grower’s business information – Logos + web presence

3:45 pm – OHGA year in review – Nicholas
4:30 pm – Tour and tasting at 5 Paddles Brewery
5:30 pm – Closing Remarks (Nicholas)

Social Evening:
6:15 pm

Members are invited to Buster Rhino’s BBQ for dinner.  The restaurant’s speciality is Southern BBQ. The owner prides himself for working with Ontario purveyors of produce, meats, and cheese, and they are also big supporters of small Ontario craft breweries. Members will be responsible for purchasing their own dinner.

There will also be an OHGA Tap Takeover! All of the beer being made for this event will be showcasing Ontario hops; including: 5 Paddles, Northwinds, Junction Craft Brewery and Railway City. This event will be open to the public and provide an opportunity for OHGA members, local brewers and industry members to network and celebrate the association and it’s members.

RSVP to winterbrookhops@gmail.com by Sunday, November 10th.

Please indicate which portions of the agenda you will be participating in (i.e. everything, educational only, social only) and how many people will attend with you.

Information updates will be posted on the OHGA webpage (www.ontariohopgrowersassociation.ca) and through our social media streams on Facebook and Twitter.

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